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Accident: 954529 - Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom

Accident: 954529 -- Report ID: 0355112 -- Event Date: 05/01/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10574719005/01/19891791Globe Iron Construction Company, Inc
An employee was on the ground, handling a 12.2-meter-long steel I-beam that was being moved by a 50-metric-ton crane. The 12.8-meter-long boom on the crane contacted a 19.9-kilovolt overhead power line located about 10 meters above the ground. The employee holding the I-beam received an electric shock. He was hospitalized for his injuries, which resulted in the amputation of both arms at the shoulder.
Keywords: burn, amputated, overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, e gi ia, electric shock, arm, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105747190 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Structural metal workers

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