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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 1509 A 05/06/1992 05/29/1992 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Other 1509 C 05/06/1992 05/29/1992 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 02001 Serious 23200001 B 05/06/1992 05/29/1992 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170183198 Event: 03/03/1992Burn - Electrical Fault In Bus Duct
AN EMPLOYEE WAS INSTALLING A SUSPENDED CEILING. HE WAS USING A DOUBLE-INSULATED 0.5-HORSEPOWER ELECTRIC DRILL TO INSTALL BRACKETS FOR THE CEILING. THE DRILL WAS EQUIPPED WITH A MAGNETIC TIP FOR HOLDING SCREWS. THE EMPLOYEE APPARENTLY DRILLED INTO A 480-VOLT WESTINGHOUSE BUS DUCT. (THE EMPLOYEE STATED THAT HE DID NOT DRILL INTO THE DUCT, HOWEVER.) AN ELECTRICAL FAULT RESULTED, AND THE EMPLOYEE WAS BURNED ON HIS HANDS AND FACE BY THE ENSUING ELECTRIC ARC. THE EMPLOYER TRANSPORTED THE INJURED EMPLOYEE TO A HOSPITAL. THE INJURED EMPLOYEE WAS THEN TRANSFERRED TO A BURN CENTER FOR TREATMENT.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, e gi iii, electrical, electric conductor, electrical fault, electric drill, face, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111752143 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Drywall installers

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