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Accident: 202339321 - Employee Shocked When Crane Cable Contacts Power Line

Accident: 202339321 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 11/05/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30473126811/07/20011791Beck Erection & Leasing Corp.
On November 5, 2001, Employee #1, an iron worker, was part of a crew installing steel joists on a block wall, He was guiding a steel joist into a wall pocket when the crane cable contacted a 13-kilovolt overhead power line. Employee #1 was knocked to the ground but fell on loose dirt and did not suffer injuries that required hospitalization. No attempt had been made to safeguard the approximately 33 ft high power lines that ran partially above the building.
Keywords: clearance, installing, overhead power line, crane boom, iron worker, work rules, struck against, construction, electric shock
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 15
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 304731268 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Construction laborers FallDist:
Cause: Erecting structural steel
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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