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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200670107 Event: 06/18/1996Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom
An employee working alone had positioned a truck-mounted HydroLift crane near an overhead power line, a railroad, and a culvert. As he was loading equipment onto the bed of the truck, the employee lowered the crane's boom, and the boom contacted the power line. The employee jumped from the operating station on the bed of the truck and went to the driver's side. He was electrocuted when he grabbed the door handle.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 116512336 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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