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Accident: 910109 - Burn - Electrical Fault In Electrical Cubicle

Accident: 910109 -- Report ID: 0454510 -- Event Date: 07/23/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11102685207/29/19913312Georgetown Steel Corporation
TWO ELECTRICIANS WERE WORKING IN AN 4160-VOLT ELECTRICAL CUBICLE, REPAIRING A FAN MOTOR. THE EMPLOYEES HAD BEEN PROVIDED WITH APPROPRIATE PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT BUT DID NOT USE IT. AN ELECTRICAL FAULT OCCURRED, AND THE EMPLOYEES RECEIVED SECOND AND THIRD DEGREE BURNS ON THEIR ARMS, FACES, AND CHESTS FROM THE RESULTING ELECTRIC ARC. THEY WERE HOSPITALIZED FOR THEIR INJURIES.
Keywords: burn, clothing, e gi ii, electric motor, electric arc, electrical, electrical fault
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111026852 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians
2 111026852 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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