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Accident: 108273.015 - Employee Sustained 2nd/3rd Degree Burns From Electrical Shoc

Accident: 108273.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 07/29/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1338818.01508/08/2018Jsw Steel (Usa) Inc.
At 4:52 p.m. on July 29, 2018, Employee #1 was removing relays from demo panels. The employee attempted to cut a lead wire, connected to a bus bar. The wiring was energized with DC voltage of 240 volts, that shocked the employee after the cutting wire. He sustained second and third degree burns on his arms, hands, and fingers. The electrical equipment/wiring was improperly locked out. Employee #1 was hospitalized for two or more days.
Keywords: panel, busbar, electrical work, hand, lockout, finger, electric shock, burn, voltage backfeed, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1338818.015 24 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians' apprentices

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