Inspection: 1502341.015 - New River Electrical Corporation
Inspection Information - Office: Toledo
New River Electrical Corporation
4280 Wolf Rd.
Lima, OH 45807
6005 Westerville Road, Westerville, OH 43081
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 11/14/2020
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Other||5A0001||05/10/2021||05/26/2021||$13,653||$13,653||$0||06/04/2021||F - Formal Settlement|
At 5:00 p.m. on November 14, 2020, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by an el ectrical contractor, were working from a Manitex Personnel Basket, Model Number 6001232-002, Serial Number 262087, that was attached to a Manitex Boom Crane. T he basket was side loaded with a Honda motor, which created an uneven load. The employees were installing new electrical lines at a power substation. The cowo rker later reported hearing a pop while the basket was stationary, and the baske t swung out from underneath the employees and fell. The coworker, who was tied off to the crane boom, was left hanging. Employee #1, who was wearing a harness that may or may not have been tied off, fell while inside the basket, a fall he ight of 125 feet. Employee #1 sustained blunt force traumatic head injuries and was killed.
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