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Inspection: 100945229 - Builders Power

Inspection Information - Office: Inactive-Upland

Nr: 100945229Report ID: 0931200Open Date: 07/27/1987

Builders Power
20840 Boulder
Diamond Bar, CA 91789
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
Mailing: 1352 North Miller St., Anaheim, CA 92806

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/29/1987
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:10/22/1987

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360457022    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $640 $0 $0 $0 $0 $640
Current Penalty $640 $0 $0 $0 $0 $640
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260417 B 09/01/1987 09/06/1987 $640 $640 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260021 B02 09/01/1987 09/06/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 19260050 C 09/01/1987 10/02/1987 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 764035Event: 07/24/1987Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductor
An electrician was working from a ladder, removing an overhead temporary 120/240-volt circuit that supplied a temporary electrical box on a construction site. The section of the site supplied by the circuit was completed, and the circuit was to be removed. Before working on this circuit, the employee disconnected two other circuits supplying different sections of housing under construction and connected them to a separate transformer. The circuit to the completed section was still connected to the energized transformer. Rather than disconnect this circuit at the transformer, the employee simply opened the circuit breaker protecting the circuit. While the employee was working at a utility pole at end of a block, someone closed the circuit breaker, energizing the circuit and electrocuting the electrician.
Keywords: electrical, electrician, electrocuted, construction, electrical work, lockout, e c, electric conductor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100945229 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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