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Accident: 14242986 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Motor Control Center

Accident: 14242986 -- Report ID: 0317900 -- Event Date: 07/01/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12202522407/08/19965651Boscov'S Dba Ports Of The World
An employee was removing a 100-ampere switch from a 4160-volt motor control center. The screwdriver the employee was using caused an electrical fault. The ensuing electric arc burned the employee on his upper body and face. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, clothing, electric arc, e gi iv, electrical, electrician, electrical work, lockout, electrical fault, hand tool
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 122025224 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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