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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 123273211 - The L.E. Myers Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South

Nr: 123273211Report ID: 0626700Open Date: 08/30/2000

The L.E. Myers Co.
1709 Nottingham
Pasadena, TX 77501
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
Mailing: 4315 Allen Genoa Road, Pasadena, TX 77504

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/22/2001
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:02/20/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $14,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260020 B02 02/22/2001 02/28/2001 $3,500 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260950 C01 02/22/2001 02/28/2001 $3,500 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 123273211Event: 08/29/2000Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Tie Wire
Two power line workers were working from a utility pole. One of them was tying down a 7200-volt overhead power line conductor with a preformed tie wire. He was wearing rubber insulating gloves. The second employee was beneath him, putting tension on the conductor. The first employee lost his grip on the tie wire, allowing it to unwind. The tie wire hit him under his arm, and he was electrocuted.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, power line worker, electrocuted, tie wire, e ptd, elec utility work
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 123273211 Fatality Electric Shock Supervisors; electricians & power transm. install.

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