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by , on July 27, 2011
A 45-year old construction worker sustained second- and third-degree electrical burns in an arc flash that occurred while working on an electrical panel at a church in Texas.  He was airlifted to the hospital.  His condition and the further information regarding the arc flash incident are not yet available.  Electrical safety training is the law...
by , on June 19, 2011
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by , on June 16, 2011
The two Indian contractors were working on a high tension line at a 11KV feeder and were electrocuted as they descended the pole once their work was complete. The Etihad Electricity Contract Employees Union’s president claims that the superintendent engineer, divisional engineer and other officials were present at the scene when the incident occurred but sped away...
by , on June 16, 2011
A 19-year old man who was working on a roof is in critical condition after suffering burns over 60 percent of his body after a piece of metal roofing material came in contact with a 7,200-volt power line. His burns were sustained when his clothing caught on fire following the arc flash. Click here to read more about...
by , on June 16, 2011
The Amtrak worker, a man in his 40s, sustained an electrical shock from nearby power lines and is in critical condition. The accident occurred in North Philadelphia. Click here to read more about Amtrak worker electrical accident
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