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Accident: 202658274 - Employee Receives Burn From Electrical Panel Explosion

Accident: 202658274 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 08/05/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31667146010/02/20133599L.A. Gauge Company, Inc.
On August 5, 2013, Employee #1 reset a circuit breaker (Zinsco, 440v) on an electrical panel. When reset, an explosion occurred within the panel, resulting in second degree burns to his right forearm.
Keywords: burn, electric switch, forearm, explosion, circuit breaker
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 316671460 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors, production occupations

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