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Accident: 107160.015 - Two Employees Are Injured When They Receive Electrical Burns

Accident: 107160.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 07/03/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1328478.01507/09/2018Abm Building Services, Llc
At 1:00 a.m. on July 3, 2018, two employees were disconnecting a fuse from an electrical panel. The employees did not deenergize the panel prior to work, so when they pulled the fuse an arc flash occurred. Both employees were hospitalized for burns received to their arms and faces.
Keywords: electrical panel, burn, electrician, fuse, lockout/tagout, face, electric arc, arm, energized
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair   2 12
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1328478.015 38 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians FallDist:
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FatCause: Fall from vehicle (vehicle/construction equipment)
2 1328478.015 43 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians FallDist:
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FatCause: Fall from vehicle (vehicle/construction equipment)

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