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Accident: 902783 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 902783 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 10/23/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12397012103/29/19931381Cox Well Service
Three employees of an oil well drilling firm were setting up an oil well. They were using a truck crane to remove rods and the casing from the well. Employee #2 was operating the boom. As he raised the boom, it contacted a 12-kilovolt overhead power line. Employee #1, who was in contact with the truck, was electrocuted. Employees #2 and #3 received electric shocks and were hospitalized for their injuries.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, oil well drilling, e gi ia, electric shock, oil rig, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123970121 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Drillers, oil well
2 123970121 Fatality Electric Shock Drillers, oil well
3 123970121 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Drillers, oil well

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