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Accident: 201403029 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 201403029 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 05/27/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12723543005/28/19991623Sub Surface Construction Co
A boom truck was unloading pipe for a pipeline. The boom tip contacted a 7200-volt overhead power line, electrocuting an employee who was standing on the ground.
Keywords: boom truck, overhead power line, electrical, boom, electrocuted, e c, truck boom
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Pipeline New project or new addition $500,000 to $1,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127235430 Fatality Electric Shock Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Trenching, installing pipe
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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