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Accident: 201561164 - Employee Electrocuted While Extending Boom On Pump Truck

Accident: 201561164 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 08/25/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30661595608/25/20041771Brundage Bone Concrete Pumping Inc
On August 25, 2004, Employee #1 arrived at a job site to prepare for pouring a concrete footing. He was extending the boom on a KVM 32xl pump truck and had a hard-wired control box around his neck when the boom contacted an overhead power line. Employee #1 ran and jumped from the back of the truck and fell to the ground, still wearing the control box around his neck. He was electrocuted and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: boom truck, clearance, concrete form work, overhead power line, remote control, work rules, electrocuted, construction, truck boom
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306615956 Fatality Electric Shock Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete foundations and walls
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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