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Inspection: 310100052 - Best Infrared Services, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Foster City District Office

Nr: 310100052Report ID: 0950613Open Date: 06/09/2011

Best Infrared Services, Inc.
123 Saginaw Drive
Redwood City, CA 94063
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7629/Electrical and Electronic Repair Shops, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 811219/Other Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
Mailing: 720 South Rochester Ste A, Ontario, CA 91761

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/20/2011
Close Case:07/12/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201128303Event: 05/19/2011Electric Shock & Burn - Electrical Fault In Cabinet
An electrical worker for an infrared electrical inspection service was inspecting electrical cabinets as part of a preventive maintenance operation. When he removed the cover for one cabinet, he found an exposed busbar so he began reinstalling the cover. The bottom of the cover contacted the busbar and created an electrical fault. The employee received an electric shock and sustained burns from the ensuing electric arc. He remained at a hospital for approximately 3 hours for treatment of his injuries. The employee had been using unspecified personal protective equipment.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, electrical, e gi vii, electrician, busbar, electrical work, electric shock, electrical cabinet, electrical fault
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310100052 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Technicians, n.e.c.

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