A 30 year old construction worker was killed after being electrocuted on a building site.Emergency personnel arrived at the scene while the man was in full cardiac arrest and attempts by paramedics to resuscitate the man were unsuccessful.
Although the exact cause of the accident is unknown, this case highlights the electrical risks associated with construction work.
Electrocutions are a common occurrence on building sites and they are usually as a result of contact with live underground or overhead power lines. Working with faulty equipment, power cords and cables that have exposed wires are anothrr electrical risk to workers on construction sites.
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