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Accident ID:69
Circumstances:A man was electrocuted when he made contact with a 10kV overhead electricity line via the long metal handle of a Bull Float he was holding. (A Bull Float is a tool used to level concrete)
Date:23 April 2007
Time:
Occupation:Tradesman
Gender:Male
Age Group:Adult < 25
Indoors/Outdoors:Outdoors
Site:Construction
Lighting:Daylight
Weather:Dry
Work Group:More than two
Supervision:Supervisor present
Safety Procedure:Not known
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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