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Accident: 170246219 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Electric Circuit

Accident: 170246219 -- Report ID: 1055320 -- Event Date: 12/06/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11550993712/06/19911731A & I Electric
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11550994512/06/19913672Pacific Circuits Inc

AN ELECTRICIAN TRAINEE WAS INSTALLING A THREE-BARREL GROUND LUG IN A FUSED DISCONNECT. HE THOUGHT THE ADJACENT 480-VOLT CIRCUIT WAS DEENERGIZED, BUT IT WAS NOT. AN ELECTRICAL FAULT OCCURRED, AND THE EMPLOYEE WAS BURNED ON HIS FACE, HANDS, AND ARMS BY THE ENSUING ELECTRIC ARC. HE WAS HOSPITALIZED FOR HIS INJURIES.

Keywords: electric arc, e gi iv, electrical, electrical fault, burn, clothing, electrician, electrical work, lockout

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115509937 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians' apprentices
2 115509945 Occupation Not Listed

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