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Accident ID:57
Circumstances:A man was electrocuted when attempting to board a silage harvester as it passed under or made contact with an overhead 10kV line
Date: June 2004
Time:
Occupation:student
Gender:Male
Age Group:Adult < 25
Indoors/Outdoors:Outdoors
Site:Farm
Lighting:Daylight
Weather:Sunny
Work Group:More than two
Supervision:Unsupervised
Safety Procedure:Competent Person onsite
Voltage:10kV
Location:Supply side
Equipment:Overhead line
Defects:Part made live
Contact:Indirect
How could this accident have been prevented?Safe system of work
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