Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 85075.015 - One Employee Is Electrocuted Another Shocked When Dump Truck

Accident: 85075.015 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 03/11/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1140350.01503/12/2016161169974 - The Lane Construction Corporation
At approximately 2:05 pm on March 11, 2016, Employees #1 and #2 were paving a road in a residential neighborhood. A 1999 Mack dump truck, Model Number 600C was backed up to a paver. Employee #1 was standing next to the paver on the rear left side while holding on to the screed handle of the paver. Employee #1 was adjusting the amount of asphalt coming out of the paver. Employee #2 walked to the rear of the screed to dip his shovel into the solution. The dump truck and paver were directly beneath a 13,800V overhead power line. The dump truck bed contacted the overhead power line when it was raised to dump asphalt in the paver. Employee #1 was electrocuted and employee #2 was shocked. Employee #2 felt numbness on the left side for approximately 10 minutes.
Keywords: road paving, asphalt, electric shock, overhead power line, electrocuted
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1140350.015 36 M Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 1140350.015 56 M Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.