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Accident: 108161.015 - Employee Is Burned In Circuit Breaker Arc Flash

Accident: 108161.015 -- Report ID: 0420300 -- Event Date: 08/09/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1337892.01508/09/2018Sms Energy Group, Inc.
At 9:10 a.m. on August 9, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a electrical constructi on company, was trouble shooting a substation circuit breaker when an arc flash and explosion occurred. The employee was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for second and third degree burns to his face, hands, and arms.
Keywords: arm, burn, circuit breaker, construction, elec utility work, electric arc, electrical work, electrician, energized, explosion, face, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1337892.015 51 M Hospitalized injury Electricians

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