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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1248555.015 - Ace Air Conditioning Of Louisiana, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge

Nr: 1248555.015Report ID: 0625700Open Date: 07/20/2017

Ace Air Conditioning Of Louisiana, Llc
3901 Auburn Street
Lake Charles, LA 70607
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Mailing: 4815 Common Street, Lake Charles, LA 70607

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/20/2017
Close Case:01/25/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1242393    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $8,873 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,873
Current Penalty $6,211 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,211
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 10/26/2017 11/07/2017 $6,211 $8,873 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 97440.015Event: 07/18/2017Employee Succumbs To Heat Stress And Dies
At 5:00 p.m. on July 18, 2017, an employee was assisting with the installation of air conditioning duct work in a residential attic. During work, the employee was starting to become overheated. The cowoker told the employee to go sit in the work truck to cool off in the air conditioning and drink some fluids. Approximately 45 minutes later, the employee was asked to assist another coworker. As the employee exited the vehicle, the coworker observed that the employee's lips were blue. Soon after, the employee collapsed. Emergency services were contacted and, upon their arrival, the employee was determined dead.
Keywords: air conditioner, heat stroke, heat, unconsciousness, collapse, emergency response
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1248555.015 Fatality Heat Exhaustion

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