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Accident: 102870.015 - Employee In Arc Flash Incurs Thermal Burns

Accident: 102870.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 02/02/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1293095.01502/07/2018Sawgrass Electrical, Inc.
At 9:20 a.m. on February 2, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical service s company, was working at a multiemployer construction project, a two-story comm ercial building. He was using an impact driver to screw the cover to an electri cal panel. An arc flash occurred, and Employee #1 sustained thermal burns. Eme rgency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, wh ere he was admitted and treated for burns to his arms, hands, and stomach.
Keywords: arm, burn, construction, electric arc, electrical cabinet, electrical work, electrician, hand, stomach
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   2
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1293095.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work

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