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Accident: 766113 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Electrical Vault

Accident: 766113 -- Report ID: 0931400 -- Event Date: 12/07/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10124085112/07/19871731Warner Electric Inc.

THREE EMPLOYEES WERE PULLING ELECTRIC POWER LINES INTO AN ELECTRICAL VAULT. DURING THIS OPERATION A FAULT OCCURRED DUE TO CONTACT WITH ELECTRIC CIRCUIT PARTS ENERGIZED AT 12.5 KILOVOLTS. THE EMPLOYEES WERE SEVERELY BURNED, AND ONE OF THEM WAS HOSPITALIZED FOR HIS INJURIES.

Keywords: burn, clothing, electrical vault, electrical, power line worker, e ptd, elec utility work, electrical fault

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101240851 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electrical power installers and repairers
2 101240851 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electrical power installers and repairers
3 101240851 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electrical power installers and repairers

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