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Accident: 112184.015 - Employee Is Burned In Transformer Explosion

Accident: 112184.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 12/26/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1368605.01512/27/2018Pg & E Corporation
At 10:07 p.m. on December 26, 2018, Employee #1 was troubleshooting a transformer that was thought to be producing intermittent power flow. The 12KV line transformer that was filled with mineral oil exploded into a fireball, burning the employee on his hands, arms, and face. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: transformer, burn, face, hand, explosion, arm
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1368605.015 50 M Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electrical power installers and repairers

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