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Accident ID:16
Circumstances:Man making delivery to private house using truck mounted crane. Crane jib made contact with 20,000 volt power line
Date:13 January 2004
Time:18:30
Occupation:Tradesman
Gender:Male
Age Group:Adult 25-50
Indoors/Outdoors:Outdoors
Site:Yard
Lighting:Dark
Weather:Wet
Work Group:Alone
Supervision:Unsupervised
Safety Procedure:None
Voltage:20kV
Location:Supply side
Equipment:Overhead line
Defects:Unknown
Contact:Indirect
How could this accident have been prevented?Awareness of Hazard
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