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Inspection: 307051029 - Pike Electric, Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 4

 

Inspection Nr: 307051029
Report ID: 0352440
Open Date: 09/20/2003

Site Address:
Pike Electric, Inc
12607 Kavanaugh Lane
Bowie, MD 20715

Mailing Address:
P O Box 168, 100 Pike Way, Mount Airy, NC 27030

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:1623

NAICS: 237130/Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/20/2003

Emphasis:

Close Case:06/25/2004


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 102355260
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 1 8
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $34,050 $0 $0 $0 $0 $34,050
Current Penalty $18,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,500
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 19100269 A02 I 11/14/2003 12/17/2003 $0 $5,150 $0 12/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
2. 01002 Serious 19100269 L01 11/14/2003 11/19/2003 $0 $5,150 $0 12/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
3. 01003 Serious 19100269 R01 III 11/14/2003 11/19/2003 $0 $5,150 $0 12/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
4. 01004 Serious 19100269 R01 IV 11/14/2003 11/19/2003 $5,000 $5,150 $0 12/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement  
5. 01005 Serious 19100269 R01 VI 11/14/2003 12/17/2003 $5,000 $5,150 $0 12/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement  
6. 01006 Serious 19100269 R07 I 11/14/2003 11/19/2003 $5,000 $3,150 $0 12/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement  
7. 01007 Serious 19100269 R08 11/14/2003 11/19/2003 $3,500 $5,150 $0 12/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement  
8. 02001 Other 19100269 A02 VII 11/14/2003 12/17/2003 $0 $0 $0 12/09/2003 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 202352019
Event: 09/20/2003
Employee Electrocuted When Saw Contacts Power Line

On September 20, 2003, Employee #1 was boosted by a coworker into a tree to remove a limb from a 7,620 volt overhead power line. He was using a hand saw to cut the branch when he contacted the power line. Employee #1 was electrocuted and then fell approximately 25 ft to the ground.

Keywords:clearance, overhead power line, work rules, struck against, construction, saw, fall, hand tool

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307051029 Fatality Electric Shock Truck drivers, heavy
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