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Accident ID:71
Circumstances:A man operating a lorry mounted crane was electrocuted when the boom of the crane came into contact with a 10kV overhead electricity line. The man was standing on the ground operating the control levers.
Date:25 July 2008
Time:
Occupation:Truck Driver/Delivery Contractor
Gender:Male
Age Group:Adult 25-50
Indoors/Outdoors:Outdoors
Site:Farmyard Building Site
Lighting:Daylight
Weather:Dry
Work Group:More than two
Supervision:Unsupervised
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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