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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 5
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $21,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,500
Current Penalty $6,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 02/13/1995 02/26/1995 $7,000 $7,000 $0 03/01/1995 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100332 B01 02/13/1995 02/16/1995 $1,500 $2,500 $0 03/01/1995 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100335 A01 IV 02/13/1995 02/16/1995 $1,500 $2,500 $0 03/01/1995 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 4. 01004 Serious 19100269 B01 02/13/1995 02/16/1995 $2,500 $2,500 $0 03/01/1995 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19100333 A 02/13/1995 02/16/1995 $3,000 $7,000 $0 03/01/1995 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14529085 Event: 10/28/1994Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts
A student at a local high school was a part-time employee for an electric utility. About 2 weeks before the accident, the employee had sanded and primed some electrical panels in an energized switchyard at a hydroelectric generating station. He was sent back to the energized switchyard to paint the primed panels. To do this, he climbed a stepladder and was painting the top of a recloser panel. He apparently contacted the insulator stacks or open conductors located above the panel. (The two phases he contacted were energized at 34.5 kilovolts.) He was thrown off the ladder to the ground. He sustained massive burns and trauma to both arms and was hospitalized for his injuries. Both arms were permanently disabled.
Keywords: burn, electrical, e ptd, substation, elec utility work, electric conductor, electric shock, arm, painter, untrained
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 108776840 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Laborers, except construction

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