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Accident ID:46
Circumstances:A man carrying out electrical maintenance was electrocuted when he accidentally made contact with adjacent live equipment.
Date:3 August 1999
Time:
Occupation:Tradesman
Gender:Male
Age Group:Adult 25-50
Indoors/Outdoors:Indoors
Site:Industrial
Lighting:Unknown
Weather:Unknown
Work Group:Alone
Supervision:Unsupervised
Safety Procedure:Competent Person onsite
Voltage:LV (230 or 400 volts)
Location:Customer side
Equipment:380v switchgear
Defects:Unknown
Contact:Direct
How could this accident have been prevented?Awareness of the hazard. 5th Golden rule
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