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Accident: 105773.015 - Two Employees In Arc Flash Are Burned

Accident: 105773.015 -- Report ID: 0936500 -- Event Date: 03/07/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1300480.01503/07/2018West Coast Electrical Technologies, Llc
On March 7, 2018, Employees #1 and #2, employed by an electrical services compan y, were attempting to relocate a busbar. A metal hand tool made contact and an arc flash ensued. Both employees were burned. Emergency services were called, and Employees #1 and #2 were transported to the hospital. Both were hospitalize d and treated for electrical burns.
Keywords: burn, busbar, construction, electric arc, electric shock, electrical work, electrician, hand tool, material handling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1300480.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Electricians
2 1300480.015 31 M Hospitalized injury Electricians

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