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Accident: 902155 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 902155 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 10/27/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11494213910/30/19921799Eli Lilly And Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11494214710/28/19921629Norris Brothers Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11494202210/27/19921629R H Marlin Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11494212110/30/19921623Indianapolis Power & Light Company
AN FMC LINK-BELT TRUCK CRANE WAS BEING USED TO MOVE A LOAD. THE CRANE'S BOOM CONTACTED A 34.5-KILOVOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE WHILE TWO EMPLOYEES WERE HOLDING ONTO THE LOAD WITH THEIR HANDS. BOTH EMPLOYEES RECEIVED ELECTRIC SHOCKS THAT KNOCKED THEM TO THE GROUND. EMPLOYEE #1 RECEIVED ELECTRICAL BURNS ON HIS LEFT HAND AND RIGHT FOOT AND ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF HIS BACK. AS A RESULT, THE EMPLOYEE LOST THE LITTLE TOE ON HIS RIGHT FOOT. EMPLOYEE #2 RECEIVED ELECTRICAL BURNS ON HIS HANDS AND FEET. BOTH EMPLOYEES WERE HOSPITALIZED FOR THEIR INJURIES.
Keywords: amputated, electrical, e gi ia, electric shock, burn, crane boom, overhead power line, toe, boom, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114942139 Occupation Not Listed
2 114942147 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported
3 114942022 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported
4 114942121 Occupation Not Listed

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