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Accident: 674440 - Electric Shock & Burn - Boom Contact With Overhead Line

Accident: 674440 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 01/11/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10783631401/15/19901629Avisco Inc.
A TIMBER WORKER FOR A HEAVY CONSTRUCTION FIRM WAS USING A FORD 900 KNUCKLEBOOM (SERIAL NO. 590LVK34679) TO UNLOAD A MACK DUMP TRUCK. HE WAS PERFORMING THIS OPERATION UNDER A 13-KILOVOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE. THE BOOM CONTACTED THE OVERHEAD LINE. THE EMPLOYEE RECEIVED SEVERE BURNS TO HIS UPPER BACK AS A RESULT OF THE ELECTRIC SHOCK HE RECEIVED.
Keywords: burn, clothing, boom truck, overhead power line, electrical, boom, e gi ia, electric shock
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 107836314 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Timber cutting and logging occupations

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