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Accident: 101450.015 - Three Workers Are Burned In Electric Arc Flash

Accident: 101450.015 -- Report ID: 0419700 -- Event Date: 09/08/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1281872.01512/07/2017Tom Jenkins Electrical Service, Inc
At 2:00 p.m. on September 8, 2017, Employees #1, #2, and #3, employed by an elec trical services company, were engaged in electrical work at a job site. They we re hooking a phase tester to live wires when a 4,160-volt arc flash occurred. Th e three workers sustained electrical burns. The workers were treated at the hos pital for their burns, and Employees #1 and #2 required hospitalization.
Keywords: burn, construction, elec protect equip, electric arc, electric shock, electrical testing, electrical work, electrician, electrocuted, test equipment
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1281872.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Electricians
2 1281872.015 30 M Non Hospitalized injury Electricians' apprentices
3 1281872.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Electricians' apprentices

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