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Accident: 201480993 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 201480993 -- Report ID: 0950622 -- Event Date: 12/22/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11979481603/19/19981521Mauldin Dorfmeier
A truck crane operator was unloading a concrete bucket from the bed of a truck at a construction site. He rotated the boom into an overhead electric power line, knocking it down. The power line landed on and energized the truck. Another employee, who was touching the hood of the truck at the time, received an electric shock. He was hospitalized for 3 days for severe electric shock injuries.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, e gi ia, electric shock, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 119794816 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Heavy equipment mechanics FallDist:
Cause: Temporary work (buildings, facilities)
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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