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Accident: 97772.015 - Employee Is Caught By Electrical Wire Short And Suffers Burn

Accident: 97772.015 -- Report ID: 0950614 -- Event Date: 07/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1251485.01508/01/2017Freewire Technologies Inc
At 5:00 p.m. on July 25, 2017, an employee was inserting a cable from a battery pack into a battery management system for a post assembly evaluation. The emplo yee was holding onto the cable when it exploded from a short circuit. The emplo yee suffered a second degree burn to his right hand as well as several to his le ft thumb. The employee was hospitalized for one day.
Keywords: battery, burn, electric cord, electrical, explosion, hand, thumb
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1251485.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Technicians, n.e.c.

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