Arc Flash & Electrical Safety News
Blog Author Steve Hudgik
Friday, December 16, 2011
Arc Flash Injures Electrical Worker At Florida ResortAn electrical worker employed by a subcontractor for Florida Power & Light was injured by a arc flash explosion yesterday. The worker was installing a digital meters at the Naples Bay Resort. He suffered severe first- and second-degree burns to his upper body. The Naples News reports:
"'The guests reported hearing an extremely loud bang, followed by a fireball,'" Naples Fire Chief Steve McInerny said.
The fire burned the victim’s face and his right arm, shoulder and chest. Some of the burns might be third-degree. The electrician was wearing a face shield, eye protection and a fire-resistant shirt at the time."
Read the complete story here.
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