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Inspection: 110344686 - Orleans Materials & Equipment Co Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge

Nr: 110344686Report ID: 0625700Open Date: 08/23/1994

Orleans Materials & Equipment Co Inc
5501 France Rd
New Orleans, LA 70126
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3441/Fabricated Structural Metal
Mailing: Po Box 26307, New Orleans, LA 70126

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/09/1994
Close Case:12/15/1994

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361124738    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100132 A 10/17/1994 10/27/1994 $2,500 $2,500 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C01 10/17/1994 11/10/1994 $2,500 $2,500 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19101030 C01 I 10/17/1994 11/17/1994 $1,250 $1,250 $0 -
  4. 01004 Serious 19101200 H 10/17/1994 11/10/1994 $750 $750 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170080188Event: 08/16/1994Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductor
Three maintenance employees were realigning the wheels on the upper track of an A-frame gantry welding machine in a work bay. The tracks were close to the 480-volt runway conductors for the machine, but the machine had not been deenergized and locked out before the job was started. As one of the workers reached for a wheel at the top of the gantry, he contacted one of the energized runway conductors. He was electrocuted. (He also fell about 20 feet to the floor after receiving the electric shock.)
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, electrocuted, runway conductor, lockout, electric conductor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 110344686 Fatality Electric Shock Not specified mechanics and repairers

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