by , on November 24, 2011

No faceshield.  Probably had arc rated clothing.  Many HV arc flashes will ignite non-arc rated clothing.  The workers were in an HV panel.  Two subcontractors were injured, one rather severely.

 

http://www.emsworld.com/news/10454123/mass-workers-injured-by-electrical-explosion


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