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Accident ID:36
Circumstances:A tipper truck driver was electrocuted when exiting the cab after the raised body of the truck made contact with an overhead 10kV line.
Date:16 October 1996
Time:
Occupation:Tradesman
Gender:Male
Age Group:Adult 25-50
Indoors/Outdoors:Outdoors
Site:Construction
Lighting:Unknown
Weather:Unknown
Work Group:Alone
Supervision:Unsupervised
Safety Procedure:None
Voltage:10kV
Location:Supply side
Equipment:Overhead line
Defects:Unknown
Contact:Indirect
How could this accident have been prevented?Jumping clear instead of climbing down
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