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Accident: 201261757 - Employee Is Killed From Electrocution, Crane Contacts Line

Accident: 201261757 -- Report ID: 0524200 -- Event Date: 02/05/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30860065902/07/20051751O'Lusa Construction, Inc.
On February 5, 2005, Employee #1 was rigging a load of plywood for hoisting from a flat bed delivery truck. He was electrocuted, when the cable from a truck crane contacted a 7,200 volt overhead power line, and died.
Keywords: overhead power line, truck crane, electrocuted, electric shock, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Multi-family dwelling New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 3 30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 308600659 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior carpentry
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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