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Accident: 202468633 - Worker Is Electrocuted Operating Lift Near Electrical Lines

Accident: 202468633 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 04/15/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31243630604/15/20102869Argo Chemical, Inc.
On April 15, 2010, Employee #1 of Argo Chemical, Inc., was operating a Genie articulating telescoping boom lift (Model Number 245/25, Unit Number: 54723-11, Serial Number: Z452508A-37899). He was driving north but facing south and was videotaping while operating the lift. While moving the boom lift, the lift was approximately 22-24 feet above the ground and the nearby 12 KV electrical lines were approximately 26-30 feet above the ground. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: boom truck, electrocuted, construction
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312436306 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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