Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 124254.015 - Two Employees Are Injured In Electric Arc Flash
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|1427089.015||08/29/2019||238210||Eco Mac Electric Inc|
Abstract: At 3:30 p.m. on August 27, 2019, Employee #1, a foreman, and Employee #2, his he lper, employed by an electrical contractor, were installing an additional series of circuits and a breaker panel at a plastics factory. The employer had agreed to do the installation while the factory was operating and electrical power was not shut off. Employee #1 was using a hand held, battery powered hand drill to remove panels on the live 480-volt electrical cabinet when an arc flash occurre d. Neither employee was using hazard controls or wearing PPE. Employee #1 requ ired hospitalization for burns to his face and right hand and temporary blindnes s. Employee #1 sustained minor injuries plus possible vision problems but was n ot hospitalized.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||1427089.015||34||M||Hospitalized injury||Electrical power installers and repairers|