What is bucket truck electrocution?
Bucket truck electrocution can happen when part of the bucket truck touches an electrical distributor.
What are the dangers associated with bucket truck electrocutions?
Our firm is involved in several cases involving the death of bucket truck operators as a result of electrocution. In many instances, bucket trucks can be insulated and use available safety devices that will protect occupants from inadvertent electrical wire contact.
There have been many safety devices on the market that will prevent foreseeable electrocution of bucket truck operators. However, many manufacturers refuse to include these safety devices in order to make their products more economically competitive in the market place.
The hazard associated with electrocution of bucket truck operators is a known hazard associated with these vehicles. Manufacturers have a duty to provide reasonable protection to operators to prevent foreseeable risks of this type of injury.
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