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Accident: 170377543 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Panelboard

Accident: 170377543 -- Report ID: 0950612 -- Event Date: 03/03/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11972046403/03/19953674Lsi Logic, Corp.
An electrician was installing a 125-volt circuit breaker in an energized 480-volt, 4000-ampere panelboard. As he was tightening the bolts holding the breaker in place, his tool slipped, contacted a busbar, and caused an electrical fault. The ensuing electric arc burned the employee. He was hospitalized with second and third degree burns to his upper torso.
Keywords: burn, clothing, e gi ii, electric arc, electrical, electrician, panelboard, electrical work, circuit breaker, electrical fault
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119720464 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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