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UK company fined £0.3m for electrocution

A 45-year old linesman was electrocuted as he worked to remove a transformer in Diss, Norfolk, on 9th November 2007. The transformer was on a pole and the deceased was in a mobile elevating platform at a height of 5 metres when the transformer contacted a live conductor, resulting in his electrocution. Fuses supplying the…