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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1619577.015 - American Southwest Electric

Inspection Information - Office: Nevada Las Vegas


Inspection Nr: 1619577.015
Report ID: 0953220
Date Opened: 09/01/2022

Site Address:
American Southwest Electric
4949 East Cheyenne Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89115

Mailing Address:
4485 Riviera Ridge Avenue, Las Vegas, NV 89115

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/10/2023


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1942797
Inspection 1639998 Yes
Inspection 1639955 Yes
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 2 5
Current Violations 3 2 5
Initial Penalty $30,453 $0 $0 $1,628 $0 $32,081
Current Penalty $30,453 $0 $0 $1,628 $0 $32,081
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19260403 H 02/23/2023 02/24/2023 $10,151 $10,151 $0 03/24/2023 C - Contested  
2. 01002 Serious 19260405 B01 02/23/2023 02/27/2023 $10,151 $10,151 $0 03/24/2023 C - Contested  
3. 01003 Serious 19260416 A01 02/23/2023 02/24/2023 $10,151 $10,151 $0 03/24/2023 C - Contested  
4. 02001 Other NEVADA REVISED STATUTES 618.383(1 02/23/2023 02/28/2023 $814 $814 $0 03/24/2023 C - Contested  
5. 02002 Other NEVADA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE 618.54 02/23/2023 02/28/2023 $814 $814 $0 03/24/2023 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 149373.015
Event: 09/01/2022
Employee Dies After Being Electrocuted While Stripping Wire

At 10:30 a.m. on September 1, 2022, an employee was preparing to connect soccer field lightning to an electrical panel. While the employee was stripping a live wire (277 volt, 30 amp), his right middle finger made contact with the wire and he was electrocuted. The employee was transported to the hospital and died late r that day.

Keywords:electrical wire, electrical work, electrical panel, electrocuted, installing

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1619577.015 Fatality Electricians
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