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Accident: 170366330 - Two Employees Injured In Electrical Explosion

Accident: 170366330 -- Report ID: 0551800 -- Event Date: 12/27/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30405816712/28/20011731Pollard Electric (Reported As Trillithic Inc)
On December 27, 2001, Employees #1 and #2 were preparing to pull wire through a 4 in. conduit. One of the workers had just put the fish tape in the conduit when there was an explosion in the main electrical room. Employee #1 sustained minor injuries that did not require hospitalization. Employee #2 suffered injuries that required he be hospitalized.
Keywords: conduit, construction, electrical work, explosion, electrical fault
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition Under $50,000 1 30
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 304058167 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians
2 304058167 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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