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Accident: 170247944 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Cable

Accident: 170247944 -- Report ID: 1055360 -- Event Date: 08/03/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11155297208/03/19904931Modern Electric & Water Utility
TWO POWER LINE WORKERS WERE BENDING UNDERGROUND CABLE INTO A JUNCTION BOX. A SHARP EDGE OF A CONNECTOR CUT INTO ANOTHER CABLE, CAUSING AN ELECTRIC ARC. ONE OF THE EMPLOYEES WAS BURNED ON HIS LEFT ARM.
Keywords: burn, clothing, electric arc, electrical, power line worker, e ptd, undrgrd installation, elec utility work, electrical fault, undrgrd power line
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111552972 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electrical power installers and repairers

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