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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1417075.015 - Meany Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 1417075.015Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 07/22/2019

Meany Inc.
101 W. 10th St.
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 17401 Laflin Ave., Hazel Crest, IL 60429

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/23/2019
Emphasis: L:GutrehClose Case:01/23/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1478912    
Case Status: CLOSED

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. 01001 Serious 19260416 A01 11/26/2019 $13,260 $13,260 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 118245.015Event: 07/20/2019Employee Contacts Energized Circuit And Is Electrocuted
At 12:45 p.m. on July 20, 2019, Employee #1 and two coworkers, employed by an electrical services company, were installing wiring and Acuity Brands BLT/BLC LED Luminaire lights in a school classroom. Employee #1, an electrician, was working from an 8-foot fiberglass ladder and checking an installed light that had shorted out. Coworker #1, the crew foreman, went to turn off the breaker that supplied power to the classroom. Before the power stopped transmitting to the room, Employee #1 made contact with an energized circuit, sustained an electrical shock, and fell from the ladder. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead from electrocution.
Keywords: breaker plate, fall, electrical work, electrocuted, fuse, lighting circuit, lighting fixture, installing, ladder, electrician, construction
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1417075.015 Fatality Electric Shock Electrical and electronic technicians

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