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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1274599.015 - Chain Electric Company, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: San Antonio

Nr: 1274599.015Report ID: 0625500Open Date: 10/26/2017

Chain Electric Company, Inc.
20195 Hwy 281 Nnull
San Antonio, TX 78240
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: P.O. Box 2058null, Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/26/2017
Close Case:04/09/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1280371 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $6,467 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,467
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19100269 Q03 XIV 02/16/2018 02/23/2018 $6,467 $6,467 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 100397.015Event: 10/24/2017Employee Installing Power Line Is Shocked And Burned
At 3:30 p.m. on October 24, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a utility services co mpany, was installing an overhead electrical power line. The metal tool he was using contacted a ground and created a direct short circuit, transmitting 34.5 k ilovolts. Employee #1 sustained flash burns to the face. The heat created was so great that the tool's metal became molten. Emergency services were called, a nd Employee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for facial burns.
Keywords: burn, elec utility work, electric shock, electrical, face, ground fault, installing, overhead power line, power line worker, power lines, utility pole
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1274599.015 Hospitalized injury Electrical Power-Line

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