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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200375038 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Circuit Breaker

Accident: 200375038 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 04/30/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31408391604/29/20101731Spratlin Electric Company Inc
An electrical fault occurred in a 480-volt circuit breaker. The ensuing electric arc burned an electrician. The employee was hospitalized for multiple burns.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, e gi iv, electrical, ppe, electrician, electrical work, lockout, electrical fault
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 314083916 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Fire/explosion

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