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Accident: 202317483 - One Killed, One Injured When Boom Conveyor Hits Power Line

Accident: 202317483 -- Report ID: 0420600 -- Event Date: 12/10/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30495736812/11/20015211Abc Supply Co., Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30495735012/12/20011761Tosca Roofing Services
On December 10, 2001, Employees #1 and #2, who worked for different companies, were standing next to a truck delivering roofing materials. The operator of the boom conveyor on the truck was moving it into position to load materials from the truck to the roof on a residential house. There were trees in the area that made moving the boom conveyor to the roof difficult and that contributed to it contacting a 7620-volt power line. Employee #1, who was standing adjacent to the truck, was electrocuted. Employee #2, who was standing nearby, he received an electric shock; he sustained injuries that required hospitalization.
Keywords: delivery work, boom truck, overhead power line, obstructed view, work rules, electric shock, electrocuted, struck against, construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Single family or duplex dwelling Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 1 15 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304957368 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 304957350 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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