Arc flash event causes injuries when edger door switch lockout tested


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Location: Mackenzie
Description: The employee locked out the edger and tested the lockout. While turning the disconnect
back on, an arc flash event occurred. Injuries included hair on wrist burned off, swelling of right thumb & index finger, black on face, temporary vision impairment seeing colours.

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