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Accident: 788372 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 788372 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 03/13/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12472168903/12/19961771Pumprite Inc
An employee was setting up a concrete pump truck to pour concrete into some footings at a residence. The employee was positioning the truck's boom to make the pour. A 7200-volt overhead power line was located about 9.8 meters above the rear end of the vehicle. The employee was using a pendent control to operate the boom. The boom contacted the power line. The employee, who was thrown off his feet, received an electric shock. He was hospitalized for his injury. (The 100-ampere fuse protecting the line opened as a result of the contact with the power line.)
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, concrete truck, e gi ia, electric shock, truck boom
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124721689 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Construction trades, n.e.c.

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