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Accident: 201087327 - Employee Is Killed By Electric Shock

Accident: 201087327 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 04/13/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30636148604/13/20061611Atlantic Concrete
At 4:00 a.m. on April 13, 2006, Employee #1 was operating a Putzmeister Truck-Mounted Concrete Pump, Model Number 36 ES-170, using a radio signal remote control unit. Employee #1 was extending the boom up and out, and it struck an energized 12,000 volt overhead power line. Employee #1 was near the extended outrigger located by the truck driver's door when contact was made to the electrified equipment and was electrocuted. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: boom truck, overhead power line, electrocuted, construction, electric shock, concrete
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 2 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306361486 Fatality Electric Shock Supervisors, material moving equipment operators FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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