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Accident: 201125283 - Employee Burns Hands Due To Electrocution

Accident: 201125283 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 10/27/2004
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30084192110/27/20043612Delta Star Inc.
At about 9:25 a.m. on October 27, 2004, Employee #1 was working with a coworker on testing a large industrial transformer. Another large transformer was providing the energy for the tests and Employee #1 was going to change the connections on this transformer. However, he did so before the energy dissipated after switch-off. Consequently, an electrical flash occurred since Employee #1 disturbed the connection. Employee #1 seriously burned both his wrists and arms. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: electric arc, heat, electrocuted, test equipment, arm, buried, transformer, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300841921 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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