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Teenager Suffers Electric Shock at Light Rail Construction Site

A teenage girl suffered an electric shock just a week after 2 others also suffered an electric shock at the light rail construction site in Sydney’s George Street. The electrical current running through her body caused her to believe she

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Worker Critical After Electric Shock on Construction Site

A worker is in critical condition in hospital after sustaining an electric shock at a Sydney work site last month. According to reports, the man in his forties was unloading a truck when his crane struck an overhead power line

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Beware Risks of High Voltage Machinery

WorkSafe Queensland is reminding all workers about the risks of electric shock when using high voltage plant and machinery. The warning comes after 2 electrical workers were killed in Western Australia in 2015 in an explosion while they were maintaining

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Company Fined $1m over Electric Shock

After failing to implement the necessary safety measures to protect workers from high voltage train lines in close proximity to the work site, a glass company has been fined $1million. The fine revolves around a 2014 incident which left one

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Woman In Critical Condition After Electric Shock

While construction workers are at an increased risk of electric shock related injuries, anyone can suffer an electric shock, at work and even at home which is why electrical safety is of such importance. A woman at a timber company

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Fatal Electric Shock Incident in Sydney

“Don’t forget to isolate the power before beginning electrical work” – that is the message we must take from a horrific incident that took place at a home in Eastwood in Sydney recently. A 46 year old man was electrocuted

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Electrocution Involving Powerline, Warning Issued

  No matter the industry, anyone working near overhead powerlines could be at risk of an electric shock and needs to exercise extreme caution, as the Queensland Safety Regulator recently highlighted. There have been 2 recent deaths and 7 serious

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Man Dead from Construction Accident Revived after 8 minutes

After 8 minutes of being without a heart beat a roofer from Queensland miraculously survived an electric shock and subsequent fall. The roofer was electrocuted while working on a site in Rosewood, Queensland and thanks to efforts of his co-workers

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NT WorkSafe Alert issued regarding Electric Shock Hazards

There have been a number of electric shock incidents in the news lately particularly pertaining to construction workers which has prompted NT WorkSafe to issue a safety alert on the issue. This particular safety alert relates to excessive sweating and

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Worker Dies from Electric Shock

Source: JoshSemans Another electric shock incident has resulted in the injury of a construction worker at a site in Duntroon.  The worker was treated at the scene and then rushed to Canberra hospital after the worker was electrocuted while on

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