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Inspection: 1420166.015 - White Electrical Construction Company

Inspection Information - Office: Savannah

Nr: 1420166.015Report ID: 0418400Open Date: 07/31/2019

White Electrical Construction Company
Gpa Garden City Terminalcb-4
Garden City, GA 31405
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 400 Interstate North Parkwaynull, Atlanta, GA 30339

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/01/2019
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection1420219 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,494 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,494
Current Penalty $13,494 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,494
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 01/29/2020 $13,494 $13,494 $0 02/20/2020 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 118552.015Event: 07/31/2019Employee Drowns After Jon Boat Capsizes
At 1:30 p.m. on July 31, 2019, Employee #1 and a coworker, employed by a constru ction company, were in a 10-foot long Tracker Jon Boat on the river at a port te rminal. The jon boat was tied to a tug/push boat, which was secured to the fron t rake edge of a crane barge. Employee #1, the jon boat operator, was sitting b y the outboard motor, and his coworker was sitting in the middle of the jon boat . Employee #1 untied the jon boat from the tug/push boat and pushed away. The jon boat was caught by the river's current, causing the boat to turn and smash a gainst the crane barge. The jon boat began taking on water and then capsized. Both employees fell into the water. The coworker was able to reach a ladder on the side of the crane barge and exit the water. Employee #1 never surfaced and drowned.
Keywords: barge, boat, collision, construction, crane, drown, drowning, equipment operator, john boat, river, roll-over, water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1420166.015 Fatality Electricians

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