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Accident: 104572.015 - Employee Testing Breaker Is Burned In Electric Arc Flash

Accident: 104572.015 -- Report ID: 0950621 -- Event Date: 04/03/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1307577.01504/10/2018Jfc Electric, Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on April 3, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical services c ompany, was performing an estimate for an electrical repair. He was in the faci lity's main electrical room and using an electric meter to check the voltage on the breaker. An arc flash occurred, and Employee #1 was caught in the fire and burned. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for first degree burns to his face and ar ms, and second degree burns to his hands.
Keywords: arm, burn, construction, electric arc, electrical testing, electrician, face, hand, ppe, repair
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1307577.015 35 M Hospitalized injury Electricians

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