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Inspection: 1362030.015 - Los Angeles Department Of Water And Power

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 1362030.015Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 11/26/2018

Los Angeles Department Of Water And Power
12851 Sepulveda Blvd.Null
Mission Hills, CA 91345
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 221121/Electric Bulk Power Transmission and Control
Mailing: 1350 S. Wall Street, Room 238null, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/10/2019
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1400527    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 3 7
Current Violations 4 3 7
Initial Penalty $76,500 $0 $0 $3,185 $0 $79,685
Current Penalty $76,500 $0 $0 $3,185 $0 $79,685
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 2771 05/10/2019 06/14/2019 $1,275 $1,275 $0 06/21/2019 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Other 2874(C) 05/10/2019 06/14/2019 $850 $850 $0 06/21/2019 C - Contested
  3. 01003 Other 3203(A) 05/10/2019 06/14/2019 $1,060 $1,060 $0 06/21/2019 C - Contested
  4. 02001 Serious 2816 05/10/2019 05/22/2019 $18,000 $18,000 $0 06/21/2019 C - Contested
  5. 03001 Serious 29400002 B 05/10/2019 05/22/2019 $18,000 $18,000 $0 06/21/2019 C - Contested
  6. 04001 Serious 29400006 A 05/10/2019 05/22/2019 $18,000 $18,000 $0 06/21/2019 C - Contested
  7. 05001 Serious 2944(I)(1) 05/10/2019 05/22/2019 $22,500 $22,500 $0 06/21/2019 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 115134.015Event: 11/13/2018Two Employees Are Burned While Connecting High Voltage Elect
At 2:07 p.m. on November 13, 2018, two employees (Employee #1 and Employee #2) w ere connecting three high voltage electrical conductors (4160v) to three bus cop per plates inside a switchgear box. Employee # 2 made electrical contact to an e nergized 4160/2400v bus causing an electrical arc flash. Employee # 1 sustained second degree burns to his face. Employee #2 sustained first and second degree b urns to his face and hands. Both employees were hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, bus, electric arc, electric conductor, face, flashback, hand, voltage backfeed
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1362030.015 Hospitalized injury Electricians
2 1362030.015 Hospitalized injury Electricians' apprentices

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