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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 electrical services company, were engaged in electrical work at a job site. They were hooking a phase tester to live wires when a 4,160-volt arc flash occurred. The three workers sustained electrical burns. The workers were treated at the hospital for their burns, and Employees #1 and #2 required hospitalization.
Keywords: test equipment, electrical testing, electrician, electrocuted, electrical work, electric shock, burn, construction, electric arc, elec protect equip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1281872.015 30 M Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians' apprentices
2 1281872.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electricians
3 1281872.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electricians' apprentices

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