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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1496300.015 - Bowen Electric Service, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Pssi


Inspection Nr: 1496300.015
Report ID: 0352460
Open Date: 10/07/2020

Site Address:
Bowen Electric Service, Inc.
4390 Parliament Place
Lanham, MD 20706

Mailing Address:
7856 Beechcraft Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD 20879

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/09/2021

Emphasis: S:Electric, S:Fall

Close Case:07/08/2021

Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $8,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,500
Current Penalty $4,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,250
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19260020 B02 04/01/2021 04/09/2021 $750 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002A Serious 19260416 A01 04/01/2021 04/09/2021 $1,750 $3,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01002B Serious 19260417 C 04/01/2021 04/09/2021 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01003 Serious 19261053 B13 04/01/2021 04/09/2021 $1,750 $3,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 130337.015
Event: 10/06/2020
Employee Is Shocked, Falls From Ladder, And Is Killed

At 11:00 a.m. on October 6, 2020, Employee #1, employed by an electrical service s company, was engaged in interior work at a one-story commercial building. He was working from a 12-foot ladder and reaching up to the ceiling to repair a lig ht fixture. The employee sustained an electric shock to the fingers of both han ds. This caused him to fall from the ladder, a fall height of 12 feet, and stri ke his head against the concrete surface. Employee #1 sustained blunt force tra umatic injury to the head and was killed.

Keywords:blunt force trauma, brain, ceiling, concrete, construction, electric shock, electrical work, electrician, finger, head, ladder, lighting fixture, repair, skull, struck against

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1496300.015 Fatality Electricians
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