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Accident: 688440 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 688440 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 10/21/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10351159810/22/19935046Brechbuhler Scales, Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10350961810/28/19933399Stein Inc.
A load had been placed under a 13-kilovolt overhead power line by a crane operator who could not get the crane to move. Another telescoping crane was brought in to lift the load. An employee wrapping the load with a chain sling was electrocuted when the boom of this crane contacted the power line.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, e gi ia, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103511598 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 103509618 Occupation Not Listed

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