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Accident: 688580 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 688580 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 05/12/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10354548905/12/19943273Westview Concrete Corp.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10354546305/12/19941771Hydracrete Pumping Co., Inc.
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10302569805/16/19941541Millriver Associates
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10354547105/12/19941741H & R Mason Contractors Inc.
A concrete truck driver was pumping concrete into another concrete truck. As the driver of the second truck moved his boom into position to pour concrete into a retaining wall, the boom contacted a 17-kilovolt overhead power line. The driver of the first truck was electrocuted. The driver of the second truck received an electric shock and serious burns. He was hospitalized and had his leg amputated as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: amputated, electrical, e gi ia, electric shock, electrocuted, overhead power line, concrete truck, leg, boom
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103545489 Fatality Electric Shock Truck drivers, heavy
2 103545463 Hospitalized injury Amputation Truck drivers, heavy
3 103025698 Occupation Not Listed
4 103545471 Occupation Not Listed

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