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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 100339795 - Storer Communications Inc. - Waga-Tv

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta East

Nr: 100339795Report ID: 0418100Open Date: 04/25/1986

Storer Communications Inc. - Waga-Tv
4211 Erskin Road
Clarkston, GA 30021
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4833/Television Broadcasting Stations
Mailing: P. O. Box 4207, Atlanta, GA 30302

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/15/1986
Close Case:10/03/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral900970294 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $490 $0 $0 $0 $0 $490
Current Penalty $245 $0 $0 $0 $0 $245
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100268 B07 05/27/1986 06/30/1986 $245 $490 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100268 C 05/27/1986 08/29/1986 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 605592Event: 04/25/1986Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Antenna
A TELEVISION PHOTOGRAPHER WAS OPERATING COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT IN A TELEVISION COMMUNICATIONS VAN. HE EXTENDED THE TELESCOPING MAST SUPPORTING THE ANTENNA INTO A 25-KILOVOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE. THE EQUIPMENT BEGAN TO BUZZ AND HUM. THE EMPLOYEE THOUGHT THE EQUIPMENT WAS ARCING, SO HE JUMPED OUT THE DOOR. HE STRUCK HIS RIGHT FOREARM ON THE DOOR FRAME AS HIS LEFT FOOT CAME DOWN. HE WAS HOSPITALIZED FOR ELECTRIC SHOCK.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, telecom work, e tc, electric shock, antenna
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100339795 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Photographers

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