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Accident: 201761285 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 201761285 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 11/07/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30257551911/08/20001623Contemporary Constructors Inc.
A crane company was unloading tower equipment when the boom of a crane contacted an overhead power line. An employee of another contractor, who was unloading equipment, was in contact with the rigging and was electrocuted.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e c, crane
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Tower, tank, storage elevator New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 120 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 302575519 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Steel Erection Of Solid Web-Landing Materials (Hoi
FatCause: Electrocution by equipment contacting wire

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