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Accident: 170608020 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Panelboard

Accident: 170608020 -- Report ID: 0950625 -- Event Date: 03/25/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11980337704/29/19942033Tri Valley Growers, Plant 7
An electrician was installing circuit breakers in a three-phase, 480-volt, 400-ampere panelboard. An electrical fault occurred, and the employee was burned on his arms and hands by the ensuing electric arc. He was hospitalized for his injuries. The employee, who had not been wearing suitable personal protective equipment, had not been properly trained for this job.
Keywords: burn, e gi ii, electric arc, electrical, ppe, electrician, panelboard, electrical work, circuit breaker, electrical fault
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119803377 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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