Worker lucky to survive power line shock and fall

Source: on 2009-09-18 12:54:00

Three contractors have been fined a total of £44,000 after a worker collapsed and rolled off a poultry shed roof when he received a massive electric shock from an overhead power line.Thomas Bates, the son of one of the contractors, was helping to construct the shed in March 2006 at a farm near Newtown in Wales when metal roofing material he was carrying either touched or came close to ...

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