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Accident: 136916.015 - Employee Is Burned In Electric Arc Flash

Accident: 136916.015 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 01/14/2021
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1510943.01501/21/2021Hba Incorporated

At 7:35 a.m. on January 14, 2021, Employee #1, employed by a concrete constructi on company, was working from an 8-foot Werner stepladder at a commercial buildin g site. He was pulling down concrete formwork plywood from the ceiling level wh en an electric arc flash occurred at the electrical bus duct below the work area . The employee sustained arc flash burns to the lower legs, hands, and arms. H e was transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of the burns.

Keywords: arm, burn, concrete form work, construction, contact, dismantling, duct, electric arc, electric conductor, hand, leg, plywood, stepladder

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1510943.015 40 M Hospitalized injury Construction laborers

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