Wadsworth Panel Question

Old Wadsworth split bus panel. The bus bar and wiring are exposed when the doors are open on the dead front cover. Is this panel missing a second cover? Is this how these panels were manufactured? Seems dangerous to me if it is.

I don’t see any mounting provisions for a deadfront.

Yes wadsworth panels have a secondary inner cover and this one is missing it.
I always hate taking them off… they have 2 L hooks at the bottom and they have two screws at the top… sometimes hard to get on and off and and they’re a lot closer to the wires

Thanks for the help. Could this be where the inner cover was secured?

Possibly. They’re usually like what I described, however, I can’t really tell on this one…possibly different as it’s a split bus.