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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 101500478 - Voltampere Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Long Island

Nr: 101500478Report ID: 0214700Open Date: 07/05/1989

Voltampere Corp.
146 Horton Avenue
Lynbrook, NY 11563
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3679/Electronic Components, Not Elsewhere Classified

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/06/1989
Close Case:09/06/1989

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360525216    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $280 $0 $0 $0 $0 $280
Current Penalty $280 $0 $0 $0 $0 $280
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100303 B01 08/21/1989 08/24/1989 $280 $280 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14562821Event: 07/01/1989Electric Shock - Contact With Energized Parts
AN EMPLOYEE WAS BENCH TESTING A POWER PACK DESIGNED BY HIS COMPANY. THE TEST INVOLVED THE USE OF AN 18-KILOVOLT ELECTRICAL SUPPLY SOURCE. THE EMPLOYEE LEANED OVER TO RESET A HIGH VOLTAGE TEST METER WHEN IT ARCED TO HIS HAND AT THE SAME TIME HIS CHEST WAS IN CONTACT WITH THE PORTABLE HIGH VOLTAGE POWER SUPPLY. THE EMPLOYEE DIED OF ELECTROCUTION.
Keywords: electric arc, e gi iii, electrical, electrocuted, test equipment, elec equipment--misc
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101500478 Fatality Electric Shock Misc. electrical & electronic equipment repairers

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