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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 serv ices 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 electr ical panel when an arc flash occurred. Emergency services were called, and the employees were transported to the hospital. Employee #1 was admitted and treate d for thermal burns to both hands and his face. Employee #1 was treated and rel eased without hospitalization.
Keywords: burn, circuit breaker, construction, electric arc, electric meter, electric shock, electrical box, electrical work, electrician, face, hand, test equipment
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1314740.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Electricians

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