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Electrical defaults identified days before Jason Garrels electrocuted, inquest hears

ABC News Marlina Whop, Jonathan Hair 23 March 2015

Concerns about electrical defaults were raised several days before a worker was electrocuted on a central Queensland construction site, an inquest has been told. 36 more words

Forensic Pathology

How to Execute People in the 21st Century

Matt Ford,  The Atlantic

Lethal injection is dying a slow death. 1,252 more words

GOVERNMENT

Balancing Act

This is a gardener. He is trimming back trees on our residential estate in Johannesburg. To do this, he is standing atop a wall with electric wires both in front of and behind him. 428 more words

Johannesburg

Decorah eagle electrocution prompts more safety precautions

KIMT News 3 – The Decorah Eagles have gained world-wide popularity through the Raptor Resource Project. Hundreds of thousands of people go online to watch the beloved birds each day. 301 more words

National

Man Who Climbed Boyle Heights Pole Told Police He Wanted to Go to Oklahoma Just Before Nearly Being Electrocuted

A man who was nearly electrocuted after mistakenly touching a high-voltage line when he climbed up a 100-foot high pole in Boyle Heights Saturday was expected to survive his injuries, authorities said. 157 more words

Local News

At least 20 killed, dozens injured in electrocution accident atop Haiti Carnival float

PORT-AU-PRINCE (PIX11) — Carnival celebrations in Haiti’s capital turned to mourning after dozens were electrocuted atop a float.

Nadia Lochard, a coordinator for the Department of Civil Protection, told NBC that there are at least 20 dead, and 46 injured. 186 more words

News

Freak Electrocution Claims At Least 15 At Haiti Carnival (Raw Video)

At Least 15 Electrocuted In Haiti Carnival Accident

” At least 15 people were dead after being electrocuted by a high-voltage cable as they were riding a Carnival parade float in Haiti Tuesday, emergency officials said.

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