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Accident: 170359897 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Test Equipment

Accident: 170359897 -- Report ID: 0950632 -- Event Date: 05/08/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11210472405/11/19923399Maxwell Laboratories
An employee was performing a test on a capacitor. The meter had not been isolated in accordance with the employer's engineering department's recommendations. The test instrument he was using failed, burning the employee. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, e gi ii, electric arc, electrical, electrical testing, test equipment, electrical fault
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112104724 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Electronic repairers, communica. & indus. equip.

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