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Accident: 201615226 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Disconnect Box

Accident: 201615226 -- Report ID: 1054113 -- Event Date: 07/26/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31566927507/30/20121781Schneider Equipment Inc
On July 26, 2012, an employee was working as a technician for Schneider Equipment, Inc., a firm that drilled water wells. He was troubleshooting an electrical system for a water pump at a client's site. As he was testing the supply side of the power connection in the disconnect box, an arc flash occurred. The employee's left hand and arm sustained burns.
Keywords: burn, e gi ii, electric arc, protective clothing, electrical, ppe, electrical work, arm, electrical fault, elec equipment--misc
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant Maintenance or repair Under $50,000
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315669275 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Technicians, n.e.c.

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