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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111876686 - Squaw Valley Ski Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento

Nr: 111876686Report ID: 0950621Open Date: 08/20/1991

Squaw Valley Ski Corp.
1960 Squaw Valley Rd.
Squaw Valley, CA 93646
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7011/Hotels and Motels

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/27/1991
Close Case:08/27/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361272404    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
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
  1. 01001 Other 3279 D11 10/03/1991 08/20/1991 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 511576Event: 08/19/1991Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts
AN ELECTRICIAN WAS CHANGING THE BALLAST FOR THE FLUORESCENT LIGHT IN A LARGE SIGN PANEL. HE WAS WORKING FROM AN ALUMINUM LADDER AT A HEIGHT OF ABOUT 12 FEET. THE LADDER WAS RESTING ON A DAMP LAWN. AS HE WAS CONNECTING THE CONDUCTORS TO THE BALLAST, ONE OF THEM CONTACTED HIS RIGHT HAND BETWEEN HIS RING AND MIDDLE FINGERS. THE EMPLOYEE RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK. FIRST AID AND CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION WERE APPLIED AND WERE FOLLOWED WITHIN MINUTES BY TREATMENT BY PARAMEDICS WHO TRANSPORTED THE EMPLOYEE TO THE HOSPITAL. THE EMPLOYEE DIED OF ELECTROCUTION.
Keywords: e gi iv, electrical, electrician, electrocuted, ladder, electrical work, lockout, metal ladder, electric conductor, advertising sign
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111876686 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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