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Accident ID:62
Circumstances:A man working with a poling contractor was electrocuted when a pole being transported with metal stay attached made contact with a 20kV overhead line.
Date: October 2005
Time:
Occupation:Banksman
Gender:Male
Age Group:Adult 25-50
Indoors/Outdoors:Outdoors
Site:Construction
Lighting:Daylight
Weather:Unknown
Work Group:More than two
Supervision:Supervisor present
Safety Procedure:Competent Person onsite
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
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