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Accident: 111536.015 - Employee Is Burned In Electric Arc Flash

Accident: 111536.015 -- Report ID: 0522300 -- Event Date: 11/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1364184.01512/06/2018Hilscher Clark Electric
At 8:00 a.m. on November 27, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical servic es company, was installing a lightning arrester on a electrical transformer duri ng the construction of an electric substation. An arc flash occurred, and the e mployee was burned. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital , where he was admitted and treated for third degrees burns to his arms and back .
Keywords: arm, back, burn, construction, electric arc, electric shock, electrical work, electrician, installing, lightning arrester, transformer
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition  
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1364184.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Electricians

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