by , on June 11, 2010

This incident is either a utility contractor or worker most likely.  Breaking news but not clear if the worker was shocked by some backfeed source or an energized line.  This type of work is covered under OSHA 1910.269 for law and the consensus standard is the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC). 

Click here to read the story on a television news website in Topeka.

Hugh Hoagland
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