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Accident: 823237 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 823237 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 07/16/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1881520907/27/19875039Allied Building Products Corp
Two employees were delivering a load of drywall to a single-family home under construction. One of them was operating a Prentice Telstik boom with a pendent control. He swung the boom over the side of the truck where it contacted a 7620-volt overhead power line located 7.2 meters above the ground. He received an electric shock and sustained burns on his chest and arms. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, chest, boom truck, overhead power line, electrical, boom, e gi ia, electric shock, truck boom, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 18815209 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Truck drivers, light

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