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Accident ID:49
Circumstances:An apprentice electrician was found dead in a confined space between floors (over ceiling space) in a pub. He was assigned to carry out some bonding work and appears to have made contact with metalwork or other conductive parts that were inadvertently live.
Date: September 2000
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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:None
Voltage:LV (230 or 400 volts)
Location:Customer side
Equipment:Fixed
Defects:Part made live
Contact:Direct
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