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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $600
Current Penalty $360 $0 $0 $0 $0 $360
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19261203 A 10/24/2017 11/01/2017 $360 $600 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99560.015 Event: 07/21/2017Site Superintendent Makes Contact With Welding Rod, Incurs E
At 12:00 p.m. on July 21, 2017, Employee #1, a construction site superintendent was working at a multiemployer construction project, a commercial building. He was at the bottom of an elevator pit and welding pieces of rebar to construct a permanent ladder down into the elevator pit. He was operating a Lincoln Electri c arc welding machine at 120/240 volts. As Employee #1 laid down the stinger of the arc welder in order to clean the weld he had just made, his arm contacted t he welding rod that was in the stinger, and he sustained an electric shock to hi s arm. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the h ospital. He was treated for the electric shock and released that evening.
Keywords: arc welding, arm, building, confined space, construction, electric shock, elevator, pit, rebar, welder
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1248864.015 Non Hospitalized injury Supervisors, n.e.c.

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