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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200270056 Event: 05/13/1996Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom
An employee was helping a crane operator move a precast concrete slab. The crane contacted a 34.5-kilovolt overhead power line while the employee was touching the concrete slab. The employee received an electric shock and was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He had been electrocuted.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, crane boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 122196611 Fatality Electric Shock Structural metal workers

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