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Accident: 202361390 - Employee Is Electrocuted Contacting Power Line With Crane

Accident: 202361390 -- Report ID: 0352430 -- Event Date: 01/02/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31063445601/02/20071221Clise Coal Company, Inc.
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on January 2, 2007, Employee #1 was operating a Grove Hydraulic Crane, lifting a 40 ft long I-beam onto the bed of a tractor trailer. The wire rope from the extended boom contacted a 13.2 kVA overhead power line. He received an electrical shock, which knocked him to the ground and sent him into cardiac arrest. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrocuted, struck against, cardiac arrest, truck, electric shock, trailer, crane, hydraulic crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310634456 Fatality Electric Shock Laborers, except construction

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