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Accident: 97926.015 - Employee Is Burned In Electrical Arc Flash

Accident: 97926.015 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 08/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1252959.01508/02/2017Landmark Electric Inc
At 7:00 p.m. on August 1, 2017, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by an elec trical services company, were working at a multiemployer construction project. They were engaged in a fuse installation. Employee #1 was holding a flashlight when Coworker #1 hit an energized component, which caused an arc flash. Employe e #1 was burned in the arc flash. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for an electric al flash burn.
Keywords: burn, construction, electric arc, electrical, electrical fault, electrical work, electrician, fuse, installing, lockout/tagout
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1252959.015 62 M Hospitalized injury Electricians

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