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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $2,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,750
Current Penalty $2,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100303 G01 II 10/30/1991 11/02/1991 $750 $1,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100303 A 10/30/1991 10/30/1991 $750 $1,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01004 Serious 19100333 C08 10/30/1991 10/30/1991 $750 $750 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170104921 Event: 08/14/1991Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts
AN ELECTRICAL WORKER WAS TROUBLESHOOTING THE CENTER PHASE OF A THREE-PHASE SYSTEM, WHICH HAD BECOME GROUNDED. AFTER CHECKING SOME CONNECTIONS, THE EMPLOYEE NOTICED THAT A BOLT WAS MISSING FROM A NUT. THINKING THAT THE BOLT MIGHT HAVE FALLEN, GROUNDING THE PHASE CONDUCTOR, THE EMPLOYEE REACHED BENEATH AN ENERGIZED BUSBAR TO SEARCH FOR THE BOLT. HIS WATCH CONTACTED AN ENERGIZED PART, AND THE EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED. EFFORTS TO REVIVE HIM AT THE SCENE FAILED.
Keywords: electrical, e gi vi, electrocuted, busbar, electrical work, lockout, blind reaching
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 108562927 Fatality Electric Shock Electronic repairers, communica. & indus. equip.

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