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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $350
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19260950 C01 II 10/27/1986 10/30/1986 $350 $350 $0 11/18/1986 D - Govt Dismissed

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14527592 Event: 10/04/1986Electric Shock And Burns - Direct Contact With Arrester
AN EMPLOYEE WAS CONNECTING THE LEAD OF A LIGHTNING ARRESTER TO A 7200-VOLT LINE TO A REGULATOR BANK. AS HE WAS REACHING OVER AND AROUND THE ENERGIZED ARRESTER, HIS LEFT ARM CONTACTED THE LINE LEAD AND HIS SWEAT-SOAKED SHIRT CONTACTED THE GROUNDING ELECTRODE FOR THE ARRESTER AT THE SAME TIME. THIS CAUSED A FAULT AND A FLASH FIRE. THE EMPLOYEE DIED OF HIS INJURIES.
Keywords: burn, clothing, elec protect equip, lightning arrester, electrical, e ptd, elec utility work, electric shock
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101189082 Fatality Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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