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Accident: 101927.015 - Two Employees Are Burned In Electric Arc Flash

Accident: 101927.015 -- Report ID: 0352450 -- Event Date: 12/20/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1285917.01501/03/2018Carolina Electrical & Solar Contractors, Inc
At 9:30 a.m. on December 20, 2017, Employees #1 and #2, employed by an electrical and solar energy company, were working at a multiemployer construction project for a power plant. They were manually disconnecting electrical lines that connected solar panels. An arc flash occurred, and both employees sustained electric burns. Emergency services were called, and Employees #1 and #2 were transported to a burn center. Employee #1 was treated for burns to five fingers, and Employee #2 was treated for burns to both hands.
Keywords: burn, electrician, hand, installing, finger, electrical work, construction, disconnecting means, electric shock, electric arc
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1285917.015 30 F Hospitalized injury Other Installers And Repairers FallDist:
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FatCause: Drown, non-lethal fall
2 1285917.015 30 F Hospitalized injury Other Installers And Repairers FallDist:
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FatCause: Drown, non-lethal fall

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