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Accident: 201404035 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 201404035 -- Report ID: 0552651 -- Event Date: 05/31/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12710938706/01/20001622Ec Korneffel Co
Employees were using a crane to move a concrete barrier. The crane contacted a 7600-volt overhead power line, electrocuting an employee who was holding the sling supporting the barrier.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e c, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge Alteration or rehabilitation $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 127109387 Fatality Electric Shock Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Placing bridge girders and beams
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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