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Accident: 202615100 - Worker Is Burned In Arc Blast When Bolt Contacts Live Elect

Accident: 202615100 -- Report ID: 1054111 -- Event Date: 09/05/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31733757409/10/20131731Dynalectric Co
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31707430009/10/20131541Perlo Construction Group Inc
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31707426809/09/20134911Portland General Electric Company
On September 9, 2013, Employee #1, a 50-year-old male with Portland General Electric Company, was modifying an energized meter socket to install an electric meter. When a bolt/stud was dropped into the energized parts, it caused an arc blast and severely burning Employee #1 and another worker. Employee #1 suffered unspecified burn injuries in this arc blast event.
Keywords: electric arc, ppe, electrical cabinet, burn, electrician, electrical work, elec circ part--misc
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation $50,000 to $250,000 1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 317337574 Occupation not reported
2 317074300 Occupation not reported
3 317074268 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors; electricians & power transm. install.

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