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Accident: 571216 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Crane Boom

Accident: 571216 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 12/29/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10007404612/30/19861541Reed Construction Company
THE PRESIDENT OF A COMPANY HAD HELPED PLACE A 8-FOOT-BY-12-FOOT WOODEN BUILDING ON A FOUNDATION. (THE WORK WAS BEING PERFORMED FOR HIS UNCLE.) THE PRESIDENT WAS REMOVING THE LOAD LINE OF A CRANE FROM THE BUILDING WHEN THE BOOM OF THE CRANE CONTACTED A 7200-VOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE. HE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e c, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100074046 Fatality Electric Shock Chief exec's & gen'l administrators, public admin.

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