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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $270 $0 $14,670
Current Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $270 $0 $14,670
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 2947 12/12/2001 01/04/2002 $135 $135 $0 02/05/2002 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 01002 Other 1509 B 12/12/2001 01/04/2002 $135 $135 $0 02/05/2002 W - Empr Withdrew
  3. 02001 Serious 2946 B02 12/12/2001 12/17/2001 $14,400 $14,400 $0 02/05/2002 W - Empr Withdrew

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201113412 Event: 09/18/2001Employee Injured When Crane Boom Strikes Power Line
At approximately 11:55 a.m. on September 18, 2001, Employee #1 was part of a crew using a hydraulic crane to move heavy-duty trench-shoring equipment at a pipe-laying construction site in North Hollywood, CA. He was removing a rigging shackle from a steel I-beam when the crane boom contacted an overhead, energized high voltage conductor. Employee #1 suffered an electrical shock and burns to his abdomen. He was transported to the Sherman Oaks/Grossman Burn Center, where he was hospitalized for several days. The cause of the accident was an alleged serious violation of Electrical Safety Order 2946(b)(2), which required that this type of equipment not be operated within 10 ft of high voltage conductors.
Keywords: burn, clearance, abdomen, overhead power line, crane boom, work rules, struck against, construction, electric shock, hydraulic crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126023357 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Helpers, construction trades

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