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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 52051220 02/19/1988 04/26/1988 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 182065510 A 02/19/1988 04/26/1988 $0 $0 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 998187 Event: 01/12/1988Electric Shock And Burn - Direct Contact With Live Parts
AN EMPLOYEE WAS WORKING AS A FURNACE TENDER, OPERATING THE CONTROLS ON AN INDUCTIVE, TILT-POT, IRON MELTING FURNACE. THE CONTROLS FOR THE FURNACE WERE MOUNTED ON AN ENCLOSED PEDESTAL. BECAUSE OF A BROKEN COTTER PIN, THE POT-TILTING LEVER WOULD NOT ENGAGE. THE EMPLOYEE REMOVED THE SCREWS AND THE SIDE OF THE CONSOLE TO REPLACE THE COTTER PIN. HE HAD PERFORMED THIS PROCEDURE MANY TIMES BEFORE, BUT DID NOT KNOW THAT THE ELECTRIC POWER FOR CONTROLS IN THE CONSOLE COULD BE DEENERGIZED WITHOUT DEENERGIZING THE FURNACE. AS HE WAS TRYING TO REPLACE THE PIN, HE CROUCHED TO REACH UP INTO THE CONSOLE. HIS FOOT THEN SLIPPED, ALLOWING HIM TO FALL AGAINST A 120-VOLT TERMINAL BOARD. HE RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK AND BURNS TO HIS SHOULDER. HE WAS TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL, WHERE HE WAS TREATED AND RELEASED.
Keywords: burn, clothing, e gi iv, electrical, slip, lockout, electric shock, electrical cabinet
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107802332 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Furnace, kiln and oven operators

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