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Accident: 110050.015 - Employee Is Burned In Electric Arc Flash

Accident: 110050.015 -- Report ID: 0855610 -- Event Date: 09/24/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1352187.01510/08/2018Ac Electrical Services, Llc.
At 12:40 p.m. on September 24, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical serv ices company, was engaged in electrical repair work at a multiemployer construct ion site, an existing one-story commercial building. He was removing damaged wi res from conduit at the bottom of the energized service panel when wire(s) conta cted the busbar. In the ensuing electric arc flash, Employee #1 was burned. He was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for burns to both hands and arms and burns to his face.
Keywords: arm, burn, busbar, conduit, construction, contact, electric arc, electrical, electrician, energized, face, hand, lockout/tagout, material handling, repair
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1352187.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Electricians' apprentices FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work

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