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Accident: 886200 - Electric Shock & Burn - Contact With O'Head Line Thru Boom

Accident: 886200 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 10/12/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10385231510/12/19937353Pacific Concrete Systems Inc
A SUPERVISOR (OWNER) OF A CONCRETE DELIVERY FIRM WAS USING A REMOTE CONTROL DEVICE TO OPERATE A CEMENT GROUT PUMPING TRUCK FOR A SLAB POUR. WHILE THE BOOM WAS IN MOTION, A LABORER WAS LEANING ON THE OUTRIGGER ON THE FRONT PASSENGER SIDE. THE BOOM CONTACTED A 23-KILOVOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE, ELECTROCUTING THE LABORER (HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT THE EMERGENCY ROOM). THE SUPERVISOR RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK AND BURNS FOR WHICH HE WAS HOSPITALIZED IN CRITICAL CONDITION. A SECOND LABORER ALSO RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK AND MINOR BURNS. HE WAS TREATED AND RELEASED.
Keywords: burn, concrete pump, overhead power line, electrical, boom, concrete truck, electrocuted, e c
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103852315 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Supervisors, n.e.c.
2 103852315 Fatality Electric Shock Helpers, construction trades
3 103852315 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Helpers, construction trades

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