Concrete pump operator electrocuted by overhead cable

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  • NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 00174339 - Pump operator ...

    A pump operator/truck driver was electrocuted when the boom on the concrete pump he was operating contacted a 7600 volt power line. The man worked for a family owned and operated business which was involved in the construction of concrete footers and foundations for light construction. The truck in use by the driver that day was 28 feet long and had a concrete pump mounted to the bed.

  • Accident Report Detail | Occupational Safety and Health ...

    Jul 19 2000 · The truck was parked approximately 7.6 meters from a 7620-volt overhead power line. A city employee located across the embankment yelled to the operator that his boom was too close to the power line. In spite of the warning the boom contacted the power line and the concrete pumping truck operator was electrocuted.