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Large Equipment/Power Line Safety: Video PSAs

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Large Equipment/Power Line Safety Video-6 Minutes

Jim Flach was a respected farmer, 4-H leader, and champion livestock showman who readily shared his knowledge with others.  But a tragic farm accident claimed his life when his crop sprayer touched an overhead electric line.  His widow Marilyn tells about the accident that claimed the life of her husband and their three sons, who are carrying on his livestock work, share their thoughts about their late father.  All of them urge farmers and operators of large equipment to be more aware of the presence of electric lines and know what to do, should you be involved in a similar accident.

Large Equipment/Power Line Safety Video (PSA 1)-30 seconds

Farmer Jim Flach suffered electrical burns that claimed his life when he climbed down from his crop sprayer after it touched an overhead electric line.  His widow Marilyn says there are still uncertainties about the tragedy, but urges all operators of large equipment to beware of power lines around them.

 

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Large Equipment/Power Line Safety Video (PSA 2)-30 seconds

The surviving members of Jim Flach’s family say he was unaware his crop sprayer had touched an overhead power line, a mishap that claimed his life.  His son Brent says losing his father was a life changing experience and urges everyone to beware of power lines and their hazards.

 

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Large Equipment/Power Line Safety Video (PSA 3)-60 seconds

Jim Flach was fatally injured when his crop sprayer touched an overhead power line and he climbed down from the cab.  The loss affected his sons and grandchildren who had been active in showing champion livestock.  Brett Flach urges everyone to pay attention to where electric lines are located and know their dangers.

 

 

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Large Equipment/Power Line Safety Video (PSA 4)-60 seconds

Marilyn Flach said her late husband Jim was always careful around power lines and taught their sons to be careful.  But one day his crop sprayer touched an overhead line and he was fatally burned.   The Flach family wants farmers and operators of large equipment to be safe around them and use a spotter to help guide equipment safely in the vicinity of overhead lines.

 

 

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Large Equipment/Power Line Safety Video (PSA 5)-60 seconds

Jim Flach was fatally burned when his crop sprayer touched in overhead power line and he climbed out of the cab.  His widow and sons urge operators of large equipment to be aware of lines, stay a safe distance from them, and remain in the cab if contact is made.  They also urge equipment operators to know how to escape if absolutely necessary.

 

 

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