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Accident: 106146.015 - Two Employees Are Burned In Arc Flash

Accident: 106146.015 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 05/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1314740.01505/07/2018Wasa Electrical Services Inc
At 6:45 a.m. on May 4, 2018, Employees #1 and #2, employed by an electrical services company, were engaged in an electrical voltage verification at a job site. They were attaching a metering equipment lead to a circuit breaker on an electrical panel when an arc flash occurred. Emergency services were called, and the employees were transported to the hospital. Employee #1 was admitted and treated for thermal burns to both hands and his face. Employee #1 was treated and released without hospitalization.
Keywords: test equipment, construction, electric meter, electrical box, electrician, hand, face, electrical work, electric shock, electric arc, circuit breaker, burn
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1314740.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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