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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 120306592 - Alflex Corp

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

Nr: 120306592Report ID: 0950635Open Date: 12/17/1999

Alflex Corp
2630 El Presidio St
Long Beach, CA 90810
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3643/Current-Carrying Wiring Devices

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/29/1999
Close Case:03/13/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362402976    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $5,985 $0 $0 $375 $0 $6,360
Current Penalty $2,390 $0 $0 $185 $0 $2,575
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A 01/13/2000 01/24/2000 $185 $375 $0 03/01/2000 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 02001 Serious 3999 B 01/13/2000 01/31/2000 $985 $985 $0 -
  3. 03001 Serious 2714 B 01/13/2000 01/18/2000 $1,405 $5,000 $0 03/01/2000 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201032448Event: 12/05/1999Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts
A production worker was performing electrical tests on coils of armored aluminum electric cables at a large cable manufacturing plant. The employee was working at a dielectric check station, testing the cables for faults with a dielectric tester set at 1500 volts and 0.2 amperes. After the test, the she lifted the lid to the tester, which should have deenergized the test leads. While the employee was unclipping the conductors from the high voltage line, she received an electric shock. One interlock switch had been bypassed--a piece of cardboard had been inserted between the switch and its plunger, causing the tester to remain energized. Additionally, the insulation on the clip was not adequate for use at the test voltage. The injured employee was treated at a hospital for a 3-millimeter, round third-degree burn.
Keywords: burn, e gi iv, electrical, electrical testing, interlock, lockout, test equipment, electric shock
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120306592 Non Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Production testers

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