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Accident: 26755.015 - Three Employees Receive Burns From Arc Flash

Accident: 26755.015 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 06/15/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
473118.01506/15/2012Electric Control And Services, Inc.
At approximately 11:45 a.m. on June 15, 2012, Employees #1, #2 and #3 were conn ecting wires to the circuit breaker box. While connecting wires to the circuit breaker box an arc flash occurred at a 480 volt panel box. Employees #1 and #2 r eceived burns to the front, while Employee #3 received burns down his side.
Keywords: burn, circuit breaker, electrical, explosion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 473118.015 34 M Hospitalized injury Electricians' apprentices
2 473118.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Electrical power installers and repairers
3 473118.015 45 M Hospitalized injury Electrical power installers and repairers

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