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Inspection: 14628044 - Kleins Kustom Electric Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Arizona Phoenix Sfty

Nr: 14628044Report ID: 0950411Open Date: 07/25/1984

Kleins Kustom Electric Inc
1342 23rd Drive
Yuma, AZ 85364
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
Mailing: 2101 W 25th Street, Yuma, AZ 85364

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/02/1984
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/03/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360578520    

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19260400 A 08/03/1984 08/06/1984 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14565444Event: 07/21/1984Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Ungrounded Equipment
AN EMPLOYEE WAS INSTALLING KITCHEN CABINETS IN A HOUSE THAT WAS UNDER CONSTRUCTION. ABOUT 200 FEET OF NONMETALLIC SHEATHED CABLE WAS WIRED TO A CIRCUIT BREAKER PANELBOARD FOR A HOUSE ACROSS THE STREET. THE CABLE RAN TO THE BACK YARD OF THE HOUSE UNDER CONSTRUCTION, WHERE A 100-FOOT, 3-CONDUCTOR EXTENSION CORD SET WAS PLUGGED INTO AN OUTLET BOX INSTALLED ON THE CABLE. THE ATTACHMENT PLUG ON THE EXTENSION CORD HAD BEEN REPLACED WITH A TWO-PRONG, NON-GROUNDING-TYPE PLUG. A 3/8-INCH DRILL ADAPTED FOR USE AS AN ELECTRIC SCREW DRIVER HAD A 3-CONDUCTOR POWER CORD WITH THE GROUNDING PRONG MISSING FROM ITS ATTACHMENT PLUG. THE ELECTRIC SCREW DRIVER WAS PLUGGED INTO THE EXTENSION CORD. TO PERFORM HIS JOB, THE EMPLOYEE WAS SITTING ON THE FLOOR, UNDERNEATH THE KITCHEN SINK, LEANING AGAINST A COPPER WATER PIPE. WHILE HE WAS HOLDING THE ELECTRIC SCREW DRIVER IN THIS POSITION, A GROUND FAULT OCCURRED WITHIN THE DRILL MOTOR ENERGIZING THE METAL CASE. THE EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: electrical, attachment plug, e c, ground fault, equipment grounding, temporary wiring, cord set, electrocuted
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 14628044 Occupation Not Listed

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