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Inspection: 15117567 - Autoridad De Energia Electrica

Inspection Information - Office: Pr Mayaguez

Nr: 15117567Report ID: 0257240Open Date: 09/18/1984

Autoridad De Energia Electrica
Central Gas Sector El Malecon
Mayaguez, PR 00708
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4911/Electric Services
Mailing: Apartado 790 Central Gas, Mayaguez, PR 00708

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:StateGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/18/1984
Close Case:09/21/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360596720    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14461347Event: 09/13/1984Electrical Explosion - Malfunction In Circuit Interrupter
AN EMPLOYEE WAS WORKING IN A SUBSTATION WHEN A CIRCUIT INTERRUPTER EXPLODED BECAUSE OF A MALFUNCTION. AS A RESULT OF THE EXPLOSION, THE EMPLOYEE RECEIVED BURNS ON HIS FACE, HEAD, AND LEFT ARM. TRYING TO ESCAPE, HE FELL AND ALSO INJURED HIS KNEES AND A FINGER ON HIS LEFT HAND.
Keywords: burn, clothing, electrical, e ptd, explosion, circuit breaker, elec utility work, contusion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 15117567 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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