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Accident: 201330354 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 201330354 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 05/26/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
207625505/26/19995211Hbs Building Supplies Inc.
Employees were using a boom truck to deliver wallboard to a construction site. The boom contacted a 34.5-kilovolt overhead power line, and one of the phase conductors separated. One end of the conductor landed on the truck, and the other end landed on the ground. The delivery helper, who was standing on the ground next to the truck and may have been touching it, was electrocuted.
Keywords: boom truck, overhead power line, electrical, boom, potential gradient, electrocuted, e gi ia, truck boom
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2076255 Fatality Electric Shock Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.

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