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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1017797.015 - Underwood Electric, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Augusta

Nr: 1017797.015Report ID: 0111100Open Date: 01/13/2015

Underwood Electric, Inc.
74 Hob Road
Corinth, ME 04427
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: P.O. Box 1331, Presque Isle, ME 04769

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/13/2015
Close Case:07/14/2015

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral931049 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $42,000 $0 $0 $0 $42,000
Current Penalty $0 $33,600 $0 $0 $0 $33,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Willful 19260453 B02 V 07/02/2015 07/13/2015 $33,600 $42,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 69925.015Event: 01/08/2015Employee Sustains Back And Head Injuries In Fall From Aerial
At 10:00 a.m. on January 8, 2015, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by Underwood Electric, Inc., were working at the construction site for a single-story manufacturing plant. They were engaged in plumbing/electrical work. Using an aerial lift, Employee #1 transported coworker to the top of the burner. The aerial lift became entangled with the frame of the burner. Employee #1 was ejected from the aerial lift's basket and he fell 20 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for a fractured back and a head laceration. The subsequent investigation determined that Employee #1 was not wearing fall protection.
Keywords: plumbing, fall protection, head, laceration, fracture, ejected, back, aerial lift, fall, construction
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1017797.015 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Electricians

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