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Accident ID:51
Circumstances:A building contractor was apparently electrocuted while operating, from ground level, a truck mounted crane that came in contact (or near contact) with a 38kV overhead line that traversed his property. He was working directly underneath the line
Date: October 2001
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:Competent Person onsite
Voltage:10kV
Location:Supply side
Equipment:Overhead line
Defects:Unknown
Contact:Indirect
How could this accident have been prevented?Safe system of work
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