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Inspection: 1294298.015 - Hightower Electric Company, Ltd

Inspection Information - Office: Houston North

Nr: 1294298.015Report ID: 0626600Open Date: 02/12/2018

Hightower Electric Company, Ltd
16825 Northchase Drivenull
Houston, TX 77060
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 6115 Theall Rd.Null, Houston, TX 77066

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/26/2018
Close Case:04/11/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1309330 Yes  
 Inspection1295402 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $10,348 $0 $0 $3,696 $0 $14,044
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $14,044 $0 $14,044
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19260416 A01 02/28/2018 04/26/2018 $5,174 $5,174 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19260416 A03 02/28/2018 04/26/2018 $5,174 $5,174 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19040039 A02 02/28/2018 04/26/2018 $3,696 $3,696 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02002 Other 19260097 C02 VIII 02/28/2018 04/26/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 103019.015Event: 02/10/2018Electrician Is Shocked And Falls From Ladder
At 10:45 a.m. on February 10, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an electrical servi ces company, was working at a seven-story commercial building. He was working f rom a stepladder and wiring 277-VAC light fixtures into the ceiling. Employee # 1 made contact with energized wiring conductors and fell to the concrete floor, a fall height of 9 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was tr ansported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for head trauma and mult iple fractured ribs.
Keywords: construction, electric shock, electrician, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, lockout/tagout, rib, stepladder
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1294298.015 Hospitalized injury

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