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Accident: 170586176 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Circuit Breaker

Accident: 170586176 -- Report ID: 0950635 -- Event Date: 10/05/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11212802010/06/19931629Fluor Daniel Inc
An electrical engineer was inside the cubicle of a 12-kilovolt circuit breaker, surveying the breaker's components. No lockout procedure had been followed, and the input terminals were not guarded. An electrical fault developed between exposed phases of the supply side of the circuit breaker, and the ensuing electric arc burned the engineer. The employee was hospitalized with second- and third-degree burns to his face, body, and hands.
Keywords: burn, clothing, electric arc, electrical, lockout, e ptd, circuit breaker, elec utility work, electrical fault, switchgear
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112128020 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electrical and electronic engineers

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