Teenage boys suffered power line shocks

Source: on 2009-10-15 12:07:00

Pork producer Bowes of Norfolk must pay penalties of £48,695 after two teenagers working on its pig farm suffered serious electric shocks from nearby overhead power lines. The boys, aged 16 and 17, were hurt in May 2007 in a field at the Hilborough Pig Unit of Bowes Farm while using a telehandler's telescopic arm to grab straw bales and lift them onto a trailer. When they briefly ...

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