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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 125352724 - Indiana Michigan Power Company

Inspection Information - Office: Indiana

Nr: 125352724Report ID: 0551800Open Date: 05/25/2001

Indiana Michigan Power Company
5000 N. Wheeling
Muncie, IN 47304
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4911/Electric Services

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/21/2001
Close Case:11/14/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362662777    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,500
Current Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 2200080101 09/12/2001 10/09/2001 $0 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19100269 A02 ID 09/12/2001 10/09/2001 $0 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100269 L02 09/12/2001 10/09/2001 $9,000 $4,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170761282Event: 05/10/2001Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Boom
A power line worker was working from an aerial lift, installing a temporary guy on a crossarm on a utility pole. He had installed a spider on the pole and had lowered the bucket of the aerial lift to the ground. He picked up the metal guy and extended the boom and bucket to the top of the crossarm. The jib, which was mounted on one side of the bucket, contacted a cutout. This energized the metal bucket swivel against which the guy was resting. The employee, who was holding the guy, received an electric shock. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, boom, power line worker, e ptd, guy, elec utility work, electric shock, aerial lift
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 125352724 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Electrical power installers and repairers

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