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Accident: 14461347 - Electrical Explosion - Malfunction In Circuit Interrupter

Accident: 14461347 -- Report ID: 0257240 -- Event Date: 09/13/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1511756709/18/19844911Autoridad De Energia Electrica
AN EMPLOYEE WAS WORKING IN A SUBSTATION WHEN A CIRCUIT INTERRUPTER EXPLODED BECAUSE OF A MALFUNCTION. AS A RESULT OF THE EXPLOSION, THE EMPLOYEE RECEIVED BURNS ON HIS FACE, HEAD, AND LEFT ARM. TRYING TO ESCAPE, HE FELL AND ALSO INJURED HIS KNEES AND A FINGER ON HIS LEFT HAND.
Keywords: burn, clothing, electrical, e ptd, explosion, circuit breaker, elec utility work, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 15117567 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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