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Accident: 201391687 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Container

Accident: 201391687 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 01/18/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30884192301/18/20084212Kee Container Services
A truck driver for a container company was picking up a container filled with scrap from a customer. (The truck driver had delivered the empty container earlier that day.) The driver parked his truck and tilt-frame trailer directly under an overhead power line. As he was operating the lift controls near the front of the driver's side of the trailer, the tilt frame contacted the overhead line, electrocuting the truck driver.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, electrocuted, e gi ia, containerized cargo, tilt-frame hoist
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308841923 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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