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Accident: 200772366 - Employee Is Burned When Circuit Breaker Malfunctions

Accident: 200772366 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 12/24/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30609386512/24/20022099Veryfine Products Inc.
On December 24, 2002, Employee #1 of Veryfine Products, Inc., was installing a 40-ampere circuit breaker in an energized electrical panel. Two pieces of hardware made contact, causing the 800-ampere circuit breaker to malfunction. Employee #1 sustained electrical burns to his face.
Keywords: burn, food preparation, installing, electrical work, lockout, circuit breaker, elec circ part--misc, electrical fault, face, accidental discharge
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306093865 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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