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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 657874 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Circuit Breaker

Accident: 657874 -- Report ID: 0111400 -- Event Date: 01/13/1995
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10916557101/13/19951731K.C. Electric Company, Incorporated
An employee was resetting a 480-volt circuit breaker. The breaker failed and the employee was burned on his left arm by the ensuing electric arc. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, electrical, e gi vii, equipment failure, circuit breaker, electrical fault
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 109165571 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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