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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 112130141 - Unocal

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

Nr: 112130141Report ID: 0950635Open Date: 05/12/1995

Unocal
1520 E Sepulveda Blvd
Carson, CA 90745
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2911/Petroleum Refining

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/09/1995
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:03/22/2000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident361058043    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $6,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,750
Current Penalty $950 $0 $0 $0 $0 $950
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 23200002 A02 08/10/1995 08/16/1995 $475 $1,750 $0 08/23/1995 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 23200002 A03 08/10/1995 08/18/1995 $475 $5,000 $0 08/23/1995 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170358618Event: 04/28/1995Burn - Electrical Fault In Motor Control Center
A refinery electrician was working in a substation that had undergone extended service. The substation housed a 480-volt motor control center. The motor control center was energized to the busbars where the electrician was installing a circuit breaker. He was not using electrical protective equipment and was not wearing eye protection. An electrical fault occurred, and the ensuing electric arc burned the employee. He sustained severe burns on his face and hands.
Keywords: burn, e gi ii, electric arc, electrical, electrician, electrical work, lockout, substation, circuit breaker, electrical fault
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112130141 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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