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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $280 $0 $0 $0 $0 $280
Current Penalty $280 $0 $0 $0 $0 $280
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260021 B02 10/19/1990 10/22/1990 $280 $280 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260404 B01 II 10/19/1990 10/22/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01001C Serious 19260404 F06 10/19/1990 10/22/1990 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 818849 Event: 07/12/1990Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Electric Equipment
A PLUMBER WAS WORKING AT A SINGLE FAMILY HOME. CARRYING AN ELECTRIC DRILL, A PORTABLE LIGHT, AND AN EXTENSION CORD SET, HE ENTERED A CRAWL SPACE BENEATH THE HOUSE. HE WAS ELECTROCUTED BY AN APPARENT GROUND FAULT WHEN HE CONTACTED THE NON-CURRENT-CARRYING METAL PARTS OF THE CORD- AND PLUG-CONNECTED EQUIPMENT. THE CORD SET HE WAS USING DID NOT PROVIDE AN EQUIPMENT GROUNDING CONDUCTOR.
Keywords: e gi v, electrical, cord set, electrocuted, ground fault, equipment grounding, electric light--port, electric drill, crawl space
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 110055845 Fatality Electric Shock Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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