A Deadly Combination

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Title: A Deadly Combination

Author(s): Richard A. Braddee

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 11

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 54-56

Keywords: accident prevention; construction equipment; cranes (hoists); electrical shock; power lines; safety; Construction

Date: 2/1/1989

Abstract:
Discusses accidental deaths of workers who are electrocuted when equipment booms strike overhead power lines. Case histories are presented and OSHA regulations are outlined.