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Accident: 75660.015 - Worker In Energized Zone Is Burned In Arc Flash

Accident: 75660.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 01/12/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1017766.01501/13/2015Chancellor Construction, Llc
At 8:00 a.m. on January 12, 2015, Employee #1, a journeyman worker employed by a construction company, was working in an energized zone. He was using an 8-foot shotgun stick to test an electric meter. Employee #1, who was authorized to be in the energized zone, was wearing flame retardant clothing, a hard hat, safety glasses, and a high visibility vest. An arc flash occurred, and Employee #1 sustained an electric shock. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for second and third degree burns.
Keywords: ppe, elec protect equip, electric meter, electric shock, electric arc, electrical, test equipment, burn, construction
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Powerplant Alteration or rehabilitation $500,000 to $1,000,000 0 16
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1017766.015 30 M Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electrical and electronic engineers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)
FatCause: Drown, non-lethal fall

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