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Accident: 201760758 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 201760758 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 12/18/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30131413412/21/19981771R & B Clark Diversified
A crew of concrete finishers (independent contractors hired by a concrete contractor) was pouring a concrete pad. The concrete pump truck had to reach the back side of the formed pad. One of the employees was handling the boom hose, distributing the concrete. The boom on the pump truck contacted an overhead power line, and the employee handling the concrete hose was electrocuted.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, concrete truck, electrocuted, e c
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition Under $50,000 1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301314134 Fatality Electric Shock Concrete and terrazzo finishers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Pouring concrete floor at grade
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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