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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 112045745 - Animal Care Veterinary Clinic

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 112045745Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 02/21/1991

Animal Care Veterinary Clinic
3928 N Sierra Way
San Bernardino, CA 92405
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0742/Veterinary Services for Animal Specialties

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/21/1991
Close Case:05/12/1992

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361259351    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $1,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,200
Current Penalty $1,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 23500011 03/19/1991 03/19/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 23950059 B 03/19/1991 03/19/1991 $1,200 $1,200 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170191167Event: 02/18/1991Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Portable Light
A doctor at a veterinary hospital was cleaning a surgery preparation area as a part of her regularly assigned duties. She grabbed a portable light to move it while she was touching a preparation and wash table with her other hand. Although the portable light was equipped with a three-wire flexible cord, the equipment grounding conductor had been cut. Additionally, the wall receptacle outlet to which the light was connected had reversed polarity. When the employee touched the portable light, she received an electric shock. She was hospitalized for her injuries.
Keywords: electrical, reverse polarity, e gi vii, ground fault, equipment grounding, electric shock, electric light--port
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112045745 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Physician's assistants

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