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Accident: 201680527 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 201680527 -- Report ID: 1050210 -- Event Date: 10/05/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30369419410/07/20004911Petersburg Light And Power
A power line crew had positioned a digger-derrick directly below a 24.9-kilovolt, three-phase overhead power line. The outriggers on the digger-derrick were extended. The operator brought the boom into contact with the power line, and two employees on the line crew received electric shocks. The two injured employees were hospitalized overnight for observation and released the next day.
Keywords: digger-derrick, overhead power line, electrical, boom, power line worker, e ptd, elec utility work, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303694194 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 303694194 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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