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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2 4
Current Violations 1 1 2 4
Initial Penalty $490 $0 $140 $0 $0 $630
Current Penalty $490 $0 $140 $0 $0 $630
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260020 A01 10/28/1987 10/31/1987 $490 $490 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260416 A01 10/28/1987 10/31/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02001 Repeat 19260650 E 10/28/1987 11/01/1987 $140 $140 $0 -
  4. 03001 Other ARM001103 A 10/28/1987 11/01/1987 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 03002 Other 19260050 B 10/28/1987 11/05/1987 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 692731 Event: 09/18/1987Electric Shock & Burn - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom
Four employees were working on an excavation. One of them (employee #4) was trying to use an excavating machine to remove a water pipe from the excavation. The wire rope sling came off the pipe. Another employee (employee #2) was reattaching the sling when the boom of the excavator contacted an overhead power line. This employee was electrocuted. The overhead line was knocked down by the boom and fell on two other employees. One of them (employee #1) was also electrocuted; the other (employee #3) was burned and rendered unconscious by the electric shock he received. Employee #3 was hospitalized for his injuries. Employee #4 was also hospitalized, but the extent of his injuries and his condition could not be ascertained.
Keywords: burn, overhead power line, electrical, boom, electrocuted, e c, electric shock, excavator
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 105673115 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported
2 105673115 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Occupation not reported
3 105673115 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported
4 105673115 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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