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Accident: 170851984 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Panelboard

Accident: 170851984 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 06/05/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12030895208/03/20002086Seven-Up/Rc Bottling Company
A maintenance electrician was replacing a circuit breaker in a panelboard. He removed the existing breaker, and an electrical fault occurred. The ensuing electric arc burned the employee. He was hospitalized with burns to his eyes, face, hands, arms, and airway. Two of the busbars had indications of contact.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, e gi iv, electrical, electrician, panelboard, electrical work, lockout, circuit breaker, electrical fault
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 120308952 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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