Incorrectly sealed wet location twist lock receptacle causes arch flash explosion
August 22, 2019
Location: West Kelowna
Regulated industry sector: Electrical - Low voltage electrical system (30V to 750V)
Injury description: Individual sustained minor burns to upper forearm; released from hospital same day with no further complications.
Injury rating: Moderate
Incident rating: Moderate
A 480v 30Amp twist lock electrical plug and receptacle failed upon connection causing arc flash burns to an individual.