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Accident: 201391091 - Employee Is Killed From Electrocution, Crane Contacts Line

Accident: 201391091 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 09/26/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30775541309/27/20051761Blondo Roofing Company
On September 26, 2005 Employee #1 and coworkers were cleaning and removing scrap from a yard with a boom crane. The cable of the boom crane touched an energized power line, and Employee #1 was electrocuted and died.
Keywords: overhead power line, wire rope, crane boom, electrocuted, struck against, electric shock, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Contractor's yard/facility Other Under $50,000 1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 307755413 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Roofing
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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