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Accident: 767897 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 767897 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 02/29/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10679174203/03/19921389Pumpjack Masters, Inc.
TWO EMPLOYEES WERE WALKING ON WET GROUND, HOLDING ON TO AN OIL WELL PUMP JACK THAT WAS SUSPENDED FROM AN A-FRAME HOISTING UNIT MOUNTED ON A TRUCK. THE DRIVER OF THE TRUCK KNEW THAT AN OVERHEAD POWER LINE WAS LOCATED AHEAD AND HAD INSTRUCTED THE TWO EMPLOYEES TO SIGNAL HIM IF THE A-FRAME COULD NOT CLEAR THE POWER LINE. APPARENTLY, THE EMPLOYEES EITHER DISREGARDED THE INSTRUCTION OR MISJUDGED THE CLEARANCE, AND THE A-FRAME CONTACTED THE POWER LINE. THE TWO EMPLOYEES WERE ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: derrick truck, overhead power line, electrical, boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, truck boom
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106791742 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 106791742 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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