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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1164201.015 - Centerpoint Energy Houston Electric, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Houston North

Nr: 1164201.015Report ID: 0626600Open Date: 07/24/2016

Centerpoint Energy Houston Electric, Llc
14403 Westbury Ct.Null
Houston, TX 77084
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 221122/Electric Power Distribution
Mailing: P.O. Box 1700null, Houston, TX 77251

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:08/16/2016
Close Case:06/11/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $24,942 $0 $0 $0 $0 $24,942
Current Penalty $9,353 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,353
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 09/30/2016 06/11/2018 $9,353 $12,471 $0 10/28/2016 R - Review Commission
Deleted 2. 01002A Serious 19100269 L04 I 09/30/2016 10/20/2016 $12,471 $12,471 $0 10/28/2016 R - Review Commission
Deleted 3. 01002B Serious 19100269 L05 I 09/30/2016 10/20/2016 $0 $0 $0 10/28/2016 R - Review Commission

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 87046.015Event: 07/24/2016Employee Is Electrocuted By Contact With Transformer And Is
At 9:30 p.m. on July 24, 2016, an employee was preparing to connect a residentia l drop cable to a transformer. At some point, the employee made contact with the secondary bushings resulting in an electric shock. A journeyman located in an adjacent yard observed the employee slumped over the transformer and went over t he fence to remove the employee from the 240 volt transformer. The employee was transported to the hospital where he later died.
Keywords: electrical, electrocuted, transformer vault
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1164201.015 Fatality Electricians' apprentices

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