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Accident: 96492.015 - Employee Installing A Conductor Is Burned In Arc Flash

Accident: 96492.015 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 06/03/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1240990.01506/07/2017Globus Electric, Inc.
At 9:30 a.m. on June 3, 2017, Employee #1, employed by an industrial electrical contractor, was installing electrical conductor equipment in the main switchgear room at a construction project. An arc flash occurred, and Employee #1 sustain ed an electrical shock and burns. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for second degr ee burns to his arms and face.
Keywords: arm, burn, construction, electric arc, electric conductor, electrical, electrician, face, installing, switchgear
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
  New project or new addition   1
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1240990.015 54 M Hospitalized injury Electricians FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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