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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1215433 - Rabey Electric Co Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Savannah

Nr: 1215433Report ID: 0418400Open Date: 05/25/1984

Rabey Electric Co Inc
Plant Mcintosh
Rincon, GA 31326
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
Mailing: Po Box 23978, Savannah, GA 31403

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/13/1984
Close Case:06/13/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral900533472 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
Current Penalty $450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260021 B02 07/06/1984 07/09/1984 $450 $450 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260450 A01 07/06/1984 07/09/1984 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01001C Serious 19260951 B01 07/06/1984 07/09/1984 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14348197Event: 05/25/1984Electric Shock And Burns - Direct Contact With Live Parts
AN EMPLOYEE WAS INSTRUCTED BY HIS FOREMAN TO CLIMB AN 18.25-FOOT-HIGH SUBSTATION SWITCH STAND TO HELP INSTALL A 3-INCH BY 18-FOOT ALUMINUM BUS. THE BUS WAS TO RUN FROM THE CIRCUIT BREAKER TO THE SWITCH ON THE LOAD SIDE OF THE SWITCH STAND. HE WAS TO BOLT THE BUS TO THE SWITCH WITH HAND TOOLS. THE EMPLOYEE CLIMBED THE SWITCH STAND AND WALKED TOWARD THE OPPOSITE END OF THE STAND, WHERE THE SWITCH WAS LOCATED. WHEN HE REACHED THE CENTER OF THE STAND, HE RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK FROM A 115-KILOVOLT SWITCH LOCATED ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE SWITCH STAND. HE SUSTAINED SERIOUS BURNS ON THE LEFT SIDE OF HIS BODY AND LEG FRACTURES.
Keywords: burn, clothing, fracture, electrical, electric switch, e ptd, substation, elec utility work, electric shock, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1215433 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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