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Lineman apprentice electrocuted

On his second day at work a 20 yr old lineman apprentice working on a steel lattice tower with his foreman was directed by a utility company on site representative to check a static or sheild wire connection. Neither he nor his foreman were told that the it was energized. When he inadvertantly touched the wire he was electrocuted. The case was successfully settled for his family after suit was filed under the Illinois Publc Utility Act.