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Inspection: 1362030.015 - Los Angeles Department Of Water And Power
Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys
Los Angeles Department Of Water And Power
12851 Sepulveda Blvd.
Mission Hills, CA 91345
1350 S. Wall Street, Room 238, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 221121/Electric Bulk Power Transmission and Control
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 05/10/2019
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Other||2771||05/10/2019||06/14/2019||$1,275||$1,275||$0||06/21/2019||C - Contested|
|2.||01002||Other||2874(C)||05/10/2019||06/14/2019||$850||$850||$0||06/21/2019||C - Contested|
|3.||01003||Other||3203(A)||05/10/2019||06/14/2019||$1,060||$1,060||$0||06/21/2019||C - Contested|
|4.||02001||Serious||2816||05/10/2019||05/22/2019||$18,000||$18,000||$0||06/21/2019||C - Contested|
|5.||03001||Serious||29400002 B||05/10/2019||05/22/2019||$18,000||$18,000||$0||06/21/2019||C - Contested|
|6.||04001||Serious||29400006 A||05/10/2019||05/22/2019||$18,000||$18,000||$0||06/21/2019||C - Contested|
|7.||05001||Serious||2944(I)(1)||05/10/2019||05/22/2019||$22,500||$22,500||$0||06/21/2019||C - Contested|
At 2:07 p.m. on November 13, 2018, two employees (Employee #1 and Employee #2) w ere connecting three high voltage electrical conductors (4160v) to three bus cop per plates inside a switchgear box. Employee # 2 made electrical contact to an e nergized 4160/2400v bus causing an electrical arc flash. Employee # 1 sustained second degree burns to his face. Employee #2 sustained first and second degree b urns to his face and hands. Both employees were hospitalized.
Keywords:burn, bus, electric arc, electric conductor, face, flashback, hand, voltage backfeed
|1||1362030.015||Hospitalized injury||Electricians' apprentices|