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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1336510.015 - Best Alarm, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Aurora

Nr: 1336510.015Report ID: 0521400Open Date: 08/07/2018

Best Alarm, Inc.
Springs At South Elgin350 Gyorr Ave. Bldg. 13
South Elgin, IL 60177
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 1134 E. Roosevelt St.Null, Hammond, IN 46320

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/07/2018
Close Case:03/18/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection1337810 Yes  
 Inspection1337584 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $7,956 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,956
Current Penalty $5,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260020 B01 02/01/2019 03/11/2019 $2,000 $3,978 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260416 A01 02/01/2019 03/11/2019 $3,500 $3,978 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 108044.015Event: 08/07/2018Employee Is Electrocuted While Installing Fire Alarm
At 11:20 a.m. on August 7, 2018, an employee was working at a residential constr uction site for new, two-stories, multi-family buildings. The employee was elect rocuted from having the back of his head inadvertently contact the energized, re d-jacketed 120V AC wire's stripped copper-end as evidenced by the burn marks in the left ear lobe area (entrance contact) and chest area (exit contact) found le aning against a water pipe running to the ground in front of the body. The gener al scope of work performed by the employee was to, among others, mount, install, connect, and program the fire alarm system composed of multiple devices such as , but not limited to, fire alarm control panel, flow switch, temper switches, li ght strobes, smoke detectors, etc. The employee was found unresponsive, slumped upright and leaning in the left hand (south) corner of the riser room by his son who came by to see him.
Keywords: electrocuted, installing
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1336510.015 Fatality Installers And Repairers

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