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Date PostedSeptember 13, 2016

Beware Live Powerlines – Warning After Fatality

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The Queensland safety regulator is reminding us all to be careful when working near overhead powerlines.

The reminder comes after 2 people were killed and 7 seriously injured in incidents involving overhead powerlines.

These accidents were tragic and preventable, as Head of Queensland’s Electrical Safety Office, Victoria Thomson explains.

Most recently a 28 year old worker died after he received an electric shock while working with a pruning tool and coming into contact with powerlines.

 

Read more about it at: http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/08/safety-warning-issued-powerline-electrocution-deaths/#.V9hrZPl97IV

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