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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 105602338 - Allstate Electric

Inspection Information - Office: Utah

Nr: 105602338Report ID: 0854910Open Date: 07/10/1991

Allstate Electric
2929 South State
Salt Lake City, UT 84115
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/10/1991
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:08/07/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360288542    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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
  1. 01001 Other 10100040401 07/22/1991 08/28/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 10200130101 07/22/1991 08/28/1991 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 971598Event: 06/24/1991Electric Shock & Fall - Contact With Energized Conductor
AN ELECTRICIAN WAS WORKING AT A RESTAURANT. THE JOB CALLED FOR INCREASED LIGHTING FOR SOME SOFFITS. THE ELECTRICIAN TURNED ON THE EXISTING LIGHTS AND THEN OPENED A CIRCUIT BREAKER TO DEENERGIZE THE LIGHTS. WHEN HE SAW THE LIGHTS GO OUT, HE THOUGHT THAT THE CIRCUIT WAS DEENERGIZED. HOWEVER, UNKNOWN TO THE EMPLOYEE, THE CONDUIT CONTAINING THE WIRING FOR THE LIGHTS ALSO CARRIED A 240-VOLT CIRCUIT POWERING A HEATER. THE ELECTRICIAN PLACED A FIBERGLASS LADDER NEXT TO THE CONDUIT SO THAT HE COULD GET TO A JOINT IN THE CONDUIT LOCATED ABOUT 10 FEET ABOVE THE FLOOR. HE DISCONNECTED THE TWO PIECES OF CONDUIT AND, WHILE HE HELD THE CONDUIT WITH ONE HAND, CUT INTO THE ENCLOSED CONDUCTORS WITH A PAIR OF DIAGONAL WIRE CUTTERS. HE RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK AND WAS UNABLE TO LET GO OF EITHER THE WIRE CUTTERS OR THE CONDUIT. AS THE WIRE CUTTERS GOT TOO HOT TO HOLD, THE EMPLOYEE STEPPED OFF THE LADDER TO BREAK HIS HOLD ON THE CIRCUIT. THE EMPLOYEE WAS HOSPITALIZED FOR HIS INJURIES.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, conduit, insulated tool, electrician, electrical work, lockout, electric conductor, electric shock, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 105602338 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electricians

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