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Accident: 740829 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Circuit Breaker

Accident: 740829 -- Report ID: 0950624 -- Event Date: 05/15/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11191299405/24/19919199City Of Stockton
A city electrician was removing a 480-volt circuit breaker in the boiler room of a library. As he unscrewed the lug for the top phase of the three-phase circuit breaker, an electrical fault occurred. The ensuing electric arc burned the employee.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, e gi iv, electrical, electrician, electrical work, lockout, circuit breaker, electrical fault
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111912994 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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