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Accident: 14467336 - Burns - Fault In Circuit Breaker

Accident: 14467336 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 04/03/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
190076004/03/19852911Koch Refining Company
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
218916504/04/19851731N R Johnston Electric Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
190076004/03/19852911Koch Refining Company
THREE EMPLOYEES WERE REPLACING A TRIPPING UNIT ON A 480-VOLT, 600-AMPERE CIRCUIT BREAKER. AN APPARENT FAULT IN THE BREAKER CAUSED AN ELECTRICAL EXPLOSION. TWO OF THE EMPLOYEES RECEIVED SEVERE BURNS AND THE THIRD RECEIVED MINOR BURNS.
Keywords: electrical, e gi vii, ground fault, burn, clothing, electrical work, circuit breaker
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1900760 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians
2 2189165 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians
3 1900760 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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