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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200260602 Event: 04/21/1999Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom
An employee was using the boom on a boom truck to unload concrete block at a prison. The boom contacted a 7600-volt overhead power line. The employee, who was holding the pendant controls for the boom, was electrocuted. (He was pronounced dead at the scene.)
Keywords: boom truck, overhead power line, electrical, boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, truck boom
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 116485533 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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