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Accident ID:59
Circumstances:A man was electrocuted when an extendable lighting tower made contact with an overhead 20kV line
Date: November 2004
Time:
Occupation:Tradesman
Gender:Male
Age Group:Adult 25-50
Indoors/Outdoors:Outdoors
Site:Farm
Lighting:Dusk
Weather:Unknown
Work Group:More than two
Supervision:Unsupervised
Safety Procedure:None
Voltage:20kV
Location:Supply side
Equipment:Overhead line
Defects:Part made live
Contact:Indirect
How could this accident have been prevented?Safe system of work
Comment:Threee others injured.

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