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Accident: 14216931 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Panelboard

Accident: 14216931 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 05/01/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1461844105/02/19841731Corbins Service Electric
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1461843305/02/19842051Rainbo Baking Co Div Of Campbell-Taggart
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1461845805/02/19841731Electric Control Co Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1461844105/02/19841731Corbins Service Electric
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1461843305/02/19842051Rainbo Baking Co Div Of Campbell-Taggart
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1461845805/02/19841731Electric Control Co Inc
TWO EMPLOYEES WERE IDENTIFYING ELECTRICAL CONTROL CONNECTIONS IN A SQUARE-D PANELBOARD WHEN AN ELECTRICAL EXPLOSION OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN OCCURRED. THEY WERE STRUCK BY FLAMES AND MOLTEN METAL SPEWING FROM THE PANELBOARD AND SUFFERED FIRST AND SECOND DEGREE BURNS ON THEIR FACES, ARMS, AND HANDS. FIVE OTHER EMPLOYEES SUFFERED FROM SMOKE INHALATION DURING THE INITIAL RESCUE EFFORT AND THEIR ATTEMPT AT SUPPRESSION OF THE RESULTING FIRE.
Keywords: electric arc, electrical, e gi vii, electrical fault, smoke inhalation, burn, clothing, fire, panelboard
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 14618441 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians
2 14618433 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
3 14618458 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians
4 14618441 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
5 14618433 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
6 14618433 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
7 14618433 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
8 14618458 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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