Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: VIOLATIONS UNDER CONTEST

Note: The following inspection has not been indicated as closed. Please be aware that the information shown may change, e.g. violations may be added or deleted. For open cases, in which a citation has been issued, the citation information may not be available for 5 days following receipt by the employer for Federal inspections or for 30 days following receipt by the employer for State inspections.

Inspection: 1364871.015 - Empower Battery, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Charleston

Nr: 1364871.015Report ID: 0316400Open Date: 12/04/2018

Empower Battery, Llc
221 Butler Ave Bldg 511
Martinsburg, WV 25405
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 3100 Walnut Ave, Grants Pass, OR 97527

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/06/2018
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1406506    
Case Status: VIOLATIONS UNDER CONTEST

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,260 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,260
Current Penalty $13,260 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,260
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100333 A02 05/20/2019 05/31/2019 $13,260 $13,260 $0 07/11/2019 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19100333 C02 05/20/2019 07/08/2019 $0 $0 $0 07/11/2019 -
  3. 01001C Serious 19100335 A01 I 05/20/2019 05/31/2019 $0 $0 $0 07/11/2019 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 111668.015Event: 12/04/2018Employee Contacts Dc Batteries And Is Electrocuted
At 11:37 a.m. on December 4, 2018, an employee was replacing 640 batteries in the facilities uninterrupted power supply (UPS) room. The batteries were linked in 16 strings with each string having 40 batteries tied in series. Each string was 540V and 2280 amps. The employee reached overtop of a metal batter rack to retrieve a Styrofoam spacer and his abdomen came in contact with the string of batteries below. The employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: battery, electrocuted
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1364871.015 Fatality Electric Shock Electrical and electronic technicians

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close