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Accident: 202551198 - Employee Is Burned Opening Electrical Panel

Accident: 202551198 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 09/02/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31316217409/16/20094911Southern California Edison
On September 2, 2009, Employee #1, a union journeyman electrician, was opening an electrical control box, rating 120/208 volts, to inspect for possible damage. When he pulled off the cover, an arc flash occurred, resulting in second and third degree burns to his left hand and arm. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, electrician, electrical fault
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313162174 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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