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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201022167 - Employee Sustains Burns From Arcing Electrical Component

Accident: 201022167 -- Report ID: 0950615 -- Event Date: 05/05/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30075077505/06/20091731Knights Electric Inc
Employee #1 was working on a breaker when a phase to phase contact occurred, exposing him to an arc flash which seriously injured him. Employee #1 sustained burns and was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, electrician, construction, elec equipment--misc
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition Under $50,000 8
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300750775 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Fire/explosion

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