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Inspection: 14618458 - Electric Control Co Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Arizona Phoenix Sfty

Nr: 14618458Report ID: 0950411Open Date: 05/02/1984

Electric Control Co Inc
738 W Van Buren St
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
Mailing: 6817 N 55th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/11/1984
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:05/11/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360579064    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14216931Event: 05/01/1984Burn - Electrical Fault In Panelboard
TWO EMPLOYEES WERE IDENTIFYING ELECTRICAL CONTROL CONNECTIONS IN A SQUARE-D PANELBOARD WHEN AN ELECTRICAL EXPLOSION OF UNKNOWN ORIGIN OCCURRED. THEY WERE STRUCK BY FLAMES AND MOLTEN METAL SPEWING FROM THE PANELBOARD AND SUFFERED FIRST AND SECOND DEGREE BURNS ON THEIR FACES, ARMS, AND HANDS. FIVE OTHER EMPLOYEES SUFFERED FROM SMOKE INHALATION DURING THE INITIAL RESCUE EFFORT AND THEIR ATTEMPT AT SUPPRESSION OF THE RESULTING FIRE.
Keywords: electric arc, electrical, e gi vii, electrical fault, smoke inhalation, burn, clothing, fire, panelboard
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 14618458 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported
2 14618458 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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