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Accident: 97369.015 - An Employee Sustains First Degree Burns From An Arc Flash Wh

Accident: 97369.015 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 07/11/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1248569.01507/12/2017Pennsylvania Electric Company
At 10:30 a.m. on July 11, 2017, an employee was testing an electrical elbow with a meter. A section of metal on the meter contacted the semi-conductive material on the elbow causing an arc flash. The employee sustained first degree burns to the face.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, electrical, face, protective clothing
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1248569.015 37 M Non Hospitalized injury Electrical power installers and repairers

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