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Accident ID:41
Circumstances:A young man was electrocuted when he made contact with an electrified fence when helping to move livestock. The fence was connected to 220vac rather than through an electric fence unit.
Date:1 May 1998
Time:
Occupation:Farmer
Gender:Male
Age Group:Teenager
Indoors/Outdoors:Outdoors
Site:Farm
Lighting:Daylight
Weather:Unknown
Work Group:More than two
Supervision:Unsupervised
Safety Procedure:None
Voltage:LV (230 or 400 volts)
Location:Customer side
Equipment:Portable
Defects:Part made live
Contact:Direct
How could this accident have been prevented?Correct wiring
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