by , on October 1, 2011

The lawsuit, filed by a BPU engineer who has been suspended without pay, alleges “significant safety issues” and cites “arc flash” several times in the complaint.  In the last 16 months, there have been two arc flash incidences involving transmission and distribution workers at BPU. Critical burns were suffered by three electricians in last year’s arc flash,  and a lineman was injured last week in another arc flash incident.  Both involved transmission and distribution service.  BPU is attempting to have the case dismissed.

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