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Accident: 201167202 - Employee'S Arm Is Burned In Explosion

Accident: 201167202 -- Report ID: 0950641 -- Event Date: 07/27/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name

At approximately 10:15 a.m. on July 27, 2005, Employee #1, of Pbfasteners, was working in the griding department, straightening out a piece of electrical conduit. The elbow connection sheared off and cut the electrical wires. This caused a short out and an explosion. Employee #1 was hospitalized for treatment of serious first and second degree burns to his inner arms. The factors contributing to this incident included the electrical conduit not being secured to the floor and striking an electrical conduit without deenergizing the power first.

Keywords: burn, repair, electrical, unsecured, conduit, electrical work, explosion, arm

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126196161 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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