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Accident: 200773737 - Employee Is Hospitalized After Being Burned

Accident: 200773737 -- Report ID: 0134000 -- Event Date: 07/30/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30811226707/30/20044939Nstar Gas & Electric Corporation
On July 30, 2004, an employees performed maintenance on a transformer. The employee removed his protective clothing and then opened the protective door to check the transformer. When the transformer door opened the transformer exploded, and the employee was severely burned by the arc flash. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, maintenance, protective clothing, work rules, electrician, fire, smoke, arm, transformer, high temperature
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308112267 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electrical power installers and repairers

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