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Crane Operator Cited in Workplace Electrocution

Monday, February 12, 2024 | 0

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration said Thursday it cited a Melbourne, Florida-based crane rental company after a worker was electrocuted in August 2023. OSHA cited Capt’n Hook’s Crane Service Inc. following the worker fatality at a Palm Bay residential construction project. The individual died after contacting two 13,200-volt power lines while suspended from the crane boom. Capt’n Hook was cited for three serious violations for using an uncertified crane operator and operating a hydraulic crane within 200 feet of overhead power lines. The citation also...

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