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Type A Investigation of the Electrical Arc Injury at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Complex on October 11, 2004

November 15, 2004

On October 11, 2004, at approximately 11:15 am, a subcontractor electrician working at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) received serious burn injuries requiring hospitalization due to an electrical arc flash that occurred during the installation of a circuit breaker in an energized 480-Volt (V) electrical panel.