by , on April 26, 2011

A lineman for  BVI Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) was flown to a Miami hospital after he suffered severe electrical burns while inspecting a line. Initial reports are that the lineman came into contact with a live high-voltage line that should have been de-activated.  Sources indicate that there might have been some  miscommunication between the crew that led to the incident

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Hugh Hoagland
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Hugh Hoagland is the foremost tester of clothing and PPE exposed to electrical arcs and is an arc flash expert. Read more about Hugh.

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