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Document ID (ISN)46751
CIS number 86-1792
ISSN - Serial title Bulletin SEV/VSE
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Büchler O.
Title Accidents in high-power electric installations in Switzerland, 1982-1984
Original title Accidents survenus en Suisse dans des installations électriques à courant fort, au cours des années 1982 à 1984 [in French]
Bibliographic information 1985, Vol.76, No.23, p.1381-1389. Illus.
Abstract This report reviews the 792 accidents that occurred in the period 1982-1984 and compares the statistics with the preceding period (1977-1981; 941 accidents). The data are analysed in terms of the voltage involved, the severity of the accidents, the training of the victims and the nature of the installations where the accidents occurred. Some noteworthy accidents and their causes are described and preventive measures are presented.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; electrical accidents; electricity; Switzerland
Descriptors (secondary) electric power distribution; transformers; construction sites; electrical equipment; testing; accident descriptions; statistics; electric power generation; overhead electric lines
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Statistics
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Electricity