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Accident: 59989.015 - Employee Is Electrocuted When Boom Contacts Power Line

Accident: 59989.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 04/01/2014
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
965987.01504/02/2014Arrow Water Well Inc.
At approximately 9:15 a.m. on April 1, 2014, Employee#1 was preparing to service water well located behind his truck. He was raising the boom in order to move sections of pipe in order to gain access to the pump. The boom came into contac t with electrical transmission lines located above sending electrical current th rough the vehicle. Employee #1 was electrocuted.
Keywords: boom, boom truck, electrical, electrocuted, hydraulic lift, motor vehicle, power lines
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 965987.015 46 M Fatality Water and sewage treatment plant operators

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