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Accident: 200902385 - Two Employees In Arc Blast Are Killed

Accident: 200902385 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 05/15/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31099397705/16/20093699Alvin Wynn Electric Company
On or about May 15, 2009, two electricians, Employee #1 and Employee #2, with Alvin Wynn Electric Company, were replacing a breaker in a main panel at a sawmill when an arc blast occurred. Employee #1 was seriously burned. Employee #2 carried Employee #1, who was burned, to the hospital where Employee #1 died on June 20, 2009. Employee #2, after carrying Employee #1 to the hospital, then was reported to have had a heart attack, and Employee #2 died while he was at the hospital. No additional information on the date of death of Employee #2 was provided in the narrative.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, heart attack, electrical work, circuit breaker, sawmill
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310993977 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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