Rescue of Worker Electrocuted While Fixing a Billboard in El Salvador

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An amateur video captured the rescue of a worker who was electrocuted while fixing a billboard atop a shop in Los Próceres, El Salvador. Two men received electricity shocks while working on that rooftop, their names were Rafael Antonio Cañas … Continue reading

Man Decapitated by High Voltage Wires

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I have tried to find any news reports on this incident to have some sort of official explanation as what exactly happened to this man. I’m not sure which country this is, but I was thinking anywhere from Indonesia to … Continue reading

Penis Severely Burnt, Looks Like Over Roasted Sausage

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There are some who claim that this severely burnt penis is the outcome of peeing on an electric fence. While this version sounds all kinds of cool, it is quite unlikely. At least given the extent of burns. Another version … Continue reading

Thai Man Electrocutes and Stabs His Wife, Then Tries to Kill Himself

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23 year old Thai man identified as Amonthep killed his 23 year old wife identified as Saranya by applying the electric current to her body and then stabbing her several times. After the murder, Amonthep attempted to commit suicide by … Continue reading

Rescue of Worker Electrocuted Atop Transmission Pylon in Argentina

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On August 8, 2010 an employee of an Argentinean electric company died after he was electrocuted by 150,000 Volts of raw power. The worker was atop a transmission pylon, doing a routine work on a transformer – a job he’s … Continue reading

Distraught Man on High Voltage Power Lines Gets a Jolt

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An old classic from east LA, California. A distraught, topless man, probably high on drugs balanced 40 feet above ground on high voltage power lines. Rescue workers came to try to get him down safely but the man wasn’t himself … Continue reading

Forearm Burned in Contact with High Voltage Power Line

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Photos from India show a patient who suffered severe electrical burn to his left forearm after accidental contact with high voltage power line. Just one spark and much of the forearm tissue was toast. The surgeons were able to remove … Continue reading

Electrician Working on Live Installation Fried by Arc Flash

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According to Electrical Safety Authority, 53% of electrical incidents causing injury or death are from working on live electrical installations. 39% of critical injuries involved burns from an arc. This CCTV video shows an electrician working on a live panel, … Continue reading

Thief Stealing Overhead Power Lines Dies Electrocuted on a Utility Pole

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Considering the level of grief and despair thieves cause, they are nowhere near severely enough punished. In the Middle East they are, where they cut hands of thieves off. But here in the west and in most other parts of … Continue reading

Chilean Man Climbs a Transmission Tower, Gets Electrocuted

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It is unclear why the man climbed a high voltage electrical transmission tower, but it’s possible that he had suicidal tendencies. Although he could have just easily been on drugs or otherwise “disconnected”. Obviously, touching live power lines is a … Continue reading