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Blog Author Steve Hudgik

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

News About Arc Flash Accidents

Con Ed Worker Injured By Arc Flash

An electric utility worker was injured by an arc flash explosion as he was working on a service box in an apartment building. The worker had burns on his face, neck, hands and arms, and was in stable condition when the newspaper reported this accident.

Read the story in the NY Daily News

Electrical Explosion Results In 15-foot Hole In Roadway

An underground explosion in Milwaukee, WI resulted in "Asphalt chunks littering the street where pavement was heaved up like it had been punched from underneath."

The cause of the explosion is being investigated by the local utility, and an electrical fault is the leading theory.

Read the story in Firehouse World.

Related Past Posts:
Arc Flash Explosion Results in 200 Deaths and 1500 Injured
Electrical Hazard Assessments
Top Safety Story of 2007


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