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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1307935.015 - Prime Power Services, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta East

Nr: 1307935.015Report ID: 0418100Open Date: 04/10/2018

Prime Power Services, Inc.
2 National Data Plaza
Atlanta, GA 30319
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 811219/Other Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
Mailing: 8225 Troon Circle, Austell, GA 30168

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/13/2018
Close Case:05/06/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $24,575 $0 $0 $0 $0 $24,575
Current Penalty $19,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $19,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100333 A01 09/14/2018 10/11/2018 $12,934 $12,934 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100023 B08 09/14/2018 10/11/2018 $3,033 $5,174 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100023 C04 09/14/2018 10/11/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003 Serious 19100303 B01 09/14/2018 10/11/2018 $3,033 $6,467 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 5. 02001 Other 19100303 B02 09/14/2018 10/11/2018 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 104614.015Event: 04/10/2018Employee Contacts An Energized 277 Volt Wire And Is Electroc
At 2:00 p.m. on April 10, 2018, Employee #1 was relocating a conduit in the outdoor lighting circuit. There were connecting wires coming out of the conduit through a pull elbow. The employee was working from a 12 foot fiberglass ladder. He was using a pair of pliers when he made contact with a 277 volt energized wire at the pull elbow. Employee #1 was electrocuted and suffered cardiac arrest as well as electrical contact burn marks on his right hand, with metallization of the skin. Blunt force trauma injuries were also observed on the body and were related to the secondary fall after the shock.
Keywords: shock, cardiac arrest, fall, electrocuted, hand tool, lighting circuit, ladder, electrical work, conduit, burn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1307935.015 Fatality Electric Shock Machinery maintenance occupations

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