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Accident: 968172 - Burn - Fault In Panelboard

Accident: 968172 -- Report ID: 0953220 -- Event Date: 01/02/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11117833101/02/19903446Artistic Iron World
A PAINTING SUPERVISOR WAS DISCONNECTING CONDUCTORS ENERGIZED AT 480 VOLTS, PHASE-TO-PHASE (277 VOLTS TO GROUND). HE CONTACTED ONE OF THE CONDUCTOR TERMINALS WITH A STEEL WRENCH, WHICH WAS ALSO IN CONTACT WITH THE STEEL FRAME OF THE BOX. THIS CAUSED AN ELECTRIC ARC AND A FLASH FIRE IN THE CIRCUIT BREAKER BOX. THE EMPLOYEE RECEIVED BURNS AND WAS HOSPITALIZED FOR HIS INJURY.
Keywords: burn, clothing, e gi iv, electrical, panelboard, lockout, electrical fault, hand tool, untrained
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111178331 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Supervisors; painters, paperhangers and plasterers

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