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Inspection: 2010270 - Department Of The Navy
Inspection Information - Office: Baltimore
Report ID: 0316100
Open 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
Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14327597
Electric 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.
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