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Accident ID:53
Circumstances:A man, working at the back of a tipper truck, involved in road resurfacing work for the Local Authority, was apparently electrocuted when it made contact with a 10kV overhead line on the road near Ferbane, Co. Offaly.
Date: November 2001
Time:
Occupation:General Worker
Gender:Male
Age Group:Adult 25-50
Indoors/Outdoors:Outdoors
Site:Construction
Lighting:Unknown
Weather:Unknown
Work Group:More than two
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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