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Inspection: 110035219 - Heleodora Acosta

Inspection Information - Office: Austin

Nr: 110035219Report ID: 0625400Open Date: 06/22/1992

Heleodora Acosta
407 Neff
San Antonio, TX 78201
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1771/Concrete Work
Mailing: 231 Mcleod, San Antonio, TX 78201

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/24/1992
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:01/28/1993

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360409874    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 10 1 11
Current Violations 10 1 11
Initial Penalty $9,150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,150
Current Penalty $9,150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260020 B01 08/19/1992 09/08/1992 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260020 B02 08/19/1992 09/08/1992 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01002 Serious 19260021 B02 08/19/1992 09/08/1992 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  4. 01003A Serious 19260050 F 08/19/1992 08/25/1992 $450 $450 $0 -
  5. 01003B Serious 19260050 B 08/19/1992 08/25/1992 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 01003C Serious 19260050 C 08/19/1992 08/25/1992 $0 $0 $0 -
  7. 01004 Serious 19260059 E01 08/19/1992 08/25/1992 $600 $600 $0 -
  8. 01005 Serious 19260059 G01 08/19/1992 08/25/1992 $600 $600 $0 -
  9. 01006 Serious 19260059 H 08/19/1992 08/25/1992 $600 $600 $0 -
  10. 01007 Serious 19260150 C01 I 08/19/1992 08/25/1992 $450 $450 $0 -
  11. 01008 Serious 19260404 B01 II 08/19/1992 08/25/1992 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  12. 01009 Serious 19260404 F06 08/19/1992 08/25/1992 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -
  13. 01010 Serious 19260405 G01 I 08/19/1992 08/25/1992 $450 $450 $0 -
  14. 02001 Other 19030002 A01 08/19/1992 08/25/1992 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 774067Event: 06/18/1992Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts
AN EMPLOYEE WAS UNDER A HOUSE, LEVELING IT. THE HOUSE WAS OLD AND WAS UNDER RENOVATION THROUGH A DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM. THE ELECTRICAL SERVICE CONDUCTORS HAD BEEN INSTALLED BENEATH THE HOUSE, AND THE INSULATION ON THE CONDUCTORS HAD DETERIORATED, EXPOSING A CONDUCTOR. THE CRAWL SPACE IN WHICH THE EMPLOYEE WAS WORKING WAS ABOUT 18 INCHES HIGH. THE EMPLOYEE HAD ENTERED THE CRAWL SPACE ON HIS BACK AND WAS CRAWLING TO A POINT WHERE HE INTENDED TO INSTALL JACKS. THE EMPLOYEE MOVED ONTO THE BARE SPOT ON THE SERVICE CONDUCTORS AND WAS ELECTROCUTED. THE EMPLOYEE DID NOT KNOW THAT THE CONDUCTORS WERE ENERGIZED. ALTHOUGH THE EMPLOYEE WAS EXPERIENCED AND HAD PERFORMED THIS TASK BEFORE, HE HAD NOT BEEN INSTRUCTED ABOUT THE HAZARDS THAT CAN BE FOUND DURING A HOUSE FOUNDATION LEVELING JOB.
Keywords: elec insulation, electrical, e c, electric conductor, confined space, electrocuted, crawl space
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 110035219 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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