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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 2010270 - Department Of The Navy

Inspection Information - Office: Baltimore

Nr: 2010270Report ID: 0316100Open Date: 08/12/1985

Department Of The Navy
David Taylor Naval Ship Research & Dev. Center
Bethesda, MD 20084
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9711/National Security
Mailing: David Taylor Naval Ship Research & Dev. Center, Bethesda, MD 20084

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership: 
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/05/1985
Close Case:03/05/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360114466    
 Complaint70573498 Yes Yes

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14327597Event: 08/10/1985Electric Shock & Burns - Direct Contact With Energized Parts
TWO ELECTRICIANS WERE PERFORMING ROUTINE PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE ON A 13-KILOVOLT MAGNETIC AIR CIRCUIT BREAKER IN THE MAIN SUBSTATION OF A NAVY FACILITY. THEY WERE BOTH BURNED WHEN ONE CAME IN CONTACT WITH AN ENERGIZED CIRCUIT PART. ONE EMPLOYEE DIED AS A RESULT OF BURNS AND ELECTRIC SHOCK; THE OTHER EMPLOYEE WAS GIVEN FIRST AID FOR HIS BURNS.
Keywords: burn, clothing, electrical, e ptd, substation, circuit breaker, elec utility work, electric shock
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2010270 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electrical power installers and repairers
2 2010270 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Electrical power installers and repairers

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