Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201400900 - Near Miss - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 201400900 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 08/19/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12726347308/21/19971623Et Mackenzie Co
A crew was laying pipe. The employees were using a Caterpillar excavator (Model No. 375) to dig the trench and put stone around the pipe. The operator was told to keep the boom flat to avoid contact with an overhead power line. Despite this warning, the operator swung the boom with the bucket in an upright position to get some stone. The boom contacted the power line. Fortunately, no one was injured.
Keywords: electrical, boom, e c, excavator
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other heavy construction New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 127263473

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close