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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14433817 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Panelboard

Accident: 14433817 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 02/29/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10590763803/01/19881731Universal Electric Co Ltd

An electrician was working on an energized circuit breaker panelboard. He caused an electrical fault within the panelboard and was burned by the ensuing electric arc. He was hospitalized with burns on his face and right arm and on the right side of his hip.

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Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 105907638 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors; electricians & power transm. install.

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