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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 124626169 - Geneva Steel Rolling Mills Division

Inspection Information - Office: Utah

Nr: 124626169Report ID: 0854910Open Date: 03/08/1994

Geneva Steel Rolling Mills Division
1600 West Center
Orem, UT 84057
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3312/Steel Works, Blast Furnaces (Including Coke Ovens), and Rolling Mills
Mailing: P.O. Box 2500, Provo, UT 84603

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/08/1994
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:03/08/1994

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170563126Event: 03/07/1994Burn - Electrical Fault
An electrician was checking for voltage on a 480-volt circuit breaker located in a pipe mill. He was using a BEHA Unitess 600 voltage tester. As he was using the tester, an electrical fault occurred. The employee was burned on his right hand and on the right side of his face by the ensuing electric arc. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, e gi ii, elec protect equip, electric arc, electrical, electrician, electrical work, test equipment, circuit breaker, electrical fault
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 124626169 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Misc. electrical & electronic equipment repairers

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