Cause & Consequence
- Electricity, electrical discharge, short circuit or overload
- Control of work
Description of Process
Verifying the integrity of insulation on a 690 Volt bus bar.
Description of Incident
A third-party electrician on a vessel in dry dock got burnt whilst verifying the integrity of insulation on a 690 Volt bus bar. A voltaic arc was created resulting in a flash burn to his hand. Following medical treatment and a period of restricted duties, he returned to work.
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