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Accident: 201340528 - Employee Receives Shock And Falls To His Death

Accident: 201340528 -- Report ID: 0729700 -- Event Date: 03/19/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30101729903/19/19991771Pyramid Contractors, Inc.
Employee #1 was holding the discharge hose of a cement pump-truck. The boom of the cement pump-truck came into contact with a 12,000-volt overhead power line. Employee #1 received a shock causing him to fall head first approximately 7 ft to the concrete floor. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: concrete pump, concrete truck, electric cable, electric shock, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $250,000 to $500,000 1 7 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301017299 Fatality Electric Shock Carpenters FallDist:
FallHt:7
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls
FatCause: Fall from/with structure (other than roof)

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