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Electric Shock Seriously Injures Employee- Firms Fined for Health and Safety Breaches

11kv ELECTRIC SHOCK A construction worker was left severely burnt after the scissor lift he was working on came into contact with an overhead power cable. Mark Rushbrook who was self-employed, was busy building a couple of brand new units for poultry at Sunny Farm in Bedfordshire.  The lift was being used so that Mr… Read the Full Post

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Farm Employee Electrocution Results in Huge Fine for Firm

Death by Electrocution In 2007, a farm worker was electrocuted while he was harvesting crops.  Edward Pybus, aged just 21 years old, was working at the Crystal Palace Farm when the spout of the combine harvester made contact with a power line above.  He was hit with 6,300 volts and died as a result of… Read the Full Post

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