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Accident: 201942786 - Employee Is Severely Burn By Electrical Arching

Accident: 201942786 -- Report ID: 0951510 -- Event Date: 06/02/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31307710906/05/20091731Masuda Enterprises Inc Dba Mgm Electrical Service
On June 2, 2009, an employee, an electrician was servicing a 480 volt, 1,000 amp circuit breaker panel. His screwdriver inadvertently made contact with an energized part in the panel as he was standing directly in front of the panel. The employee was hospitalized and treated for severe burns.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, electrician, electrical work
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Maintenance or repair Under $50,000 5 60
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 313077109 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work
FatCause: Electric shock, other and unknown cause

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