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Accident: 14399356 - Burn - Electric Equipment Faulted

Accident: 14399356 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 06/27/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
68464708/15/19841731George Mckenna Electric Inc
TWO EMPLOYEES WERE WORKING ON THE DEENERGIZED SIDE OF A THREE-PHASE BUS-DUCT-TYPE DISCONNECT. THE ENERGIZED SIDE SHORTED AND ARCED THROUGH THE HOUSING, BURNING THE EMPLOYEES. ONE EMPLOYEE DIED FROM HIS BURNS. (THE OTHER INJURED EMPLOYEE WAS NOT LISTED ON THE OSHA 170 FORM.)
Keywords: burn, clothing, electrical, electric switch, electrical work, e c, electrical fault
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 684647 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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