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Accident: 816579 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Backhoe

Accident: 816579 -- Report ID: 0112000 -- Event Date: 08/01/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10273898608/02/19881623Chilson Excavating, Inc.
A LABORER WAS USING HIS HANDS TO GUIDE A SECTION OF SEWER PIPE AS IT WAS BEING MOVED BY A BACKHOE. THE BOOM OF THE BACKHOE CONTACTED A 13.8-KILOVOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE, ELECTROCUTING THE LABORER.
Keywords: backhoe boom, overhead power line, electrical, boom, electrocuted, e c, backhoe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102738986 Fatality Electric Shock Construction laborers

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