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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 123718835 - Tci Cablevision Of Oregon

Inspection Information - Office: Or Eugene

Nr: 123718835Report ID: 1054114Open Date: 03/23/1993

Tci Cablevision Of Oregon
Sw Corner Of Stamm Place & Western Blvd
Corvallis, OR 97330
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4813/Telephone Communications, Except Radiotelephone
Mailing: 144 Chemawa Rd N, Salem, OR 97303

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/28/1993
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:01/26/1994

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $4,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 7820069 05/19/1993 03/23/1993 $4,000 $5,000 $0 06/08/1993 L - State Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 787648Event: 03/21/1993Electric Shock & Burn - Direct Contact With Overhead Line
AN EMPLOYEE OF A CABLE TELEVISION FIRM WAS IN AN AERIAL LIFT. HE WAS LIFTING A CATV CABLE OUT OF THE WAY SO THAT A HOUSE BEING MOVED COULD PASS BENEATH IT. WHILE HE WAS WATCHING THE CABLE AND THE HOUSE, THE EMPLOYEE RAISED THE BOOM OF THE AERIAL LIFT AND CONTACTED A 12.5-KV OVERHEAD POWER LINE. THOUGH THE EMPLOYEE RECEIVED BURNS TO HIS LEFT ARM, HE REMAINED CONSCIOUS AND LOWERED HIMSELF TO THE GROUND. THE EMPLOYEE WAS HOSPITALIZED FOR HIS INJURIES.
Keywords: burn, structure moving, overhead power line, electrical, cable tv work, communication cable, e tc, electric shock, arm, aerial lift
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 123718835 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electronic repairers, communica. & indus. equip.

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