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Accident ID:26
Circumstances:A young boy was electrocuted when he came into contact with the live bushings of a transformer in an indoor 10KV substation
Date: 2002
Time:
Occupation:Dependent Minor
Gender:Male
Age Group:Under 12
Indoors/Outdoors:Indoors
Site:Utility Substation
Lighting:Unknown
Weather:Unknown
Work Group:Alone
Supervision:Unsupervised
Safety Procedure:None
Voltage:10kV
Location:Supply side
Equipment:Trafo/Switchgear
Defects:Part made live
Contact:Direct
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