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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1487733.015 - Brooklyn Municipal Utilities

Inspection Information - Office: Iowa

Nr: 1487733.015Report ID: 0751910Open Date: 08/11/2020

Brooklyn Municipal Utilities
801 Boundry Stnull
Brooklyn, IA 52211
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 221121/Electric Bulk Power Transmission and Control
Mailing: Po Box 3attn: Troy Meldrem, Brooklyn, IA 52211

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/11/2020
Close Case:12/21/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1641051 Yes Yes
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $7,196 $22,730 $0 $0 $0 $29,926
Current Penalty $29,926 $0 $0 $0 $0 $29,926
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100269 C01 II 11/10/2020 12/08/2020 $2,651 $2,651 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100269 L03 I 11/10/2020 12/08/2020 $2,651 $2,651 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100269 L03 III A 11/10/2020 12/08/2020 $1,894 $1,894 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Serious 19100269 D02 I 11/10/2020 12/08/2020 $22,730 $22,730 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 128537.015Event: 08/10/2020Utility Worker Is Electrocuted While Repairing 2,400-Volt Pr
At 6:05 p.m. on August 10, 2020, an employee was working for an electric power u tility. He was working on a primary line that had been damaged in a storm. A tre e had fallen on the line and broken it. The employee was splicing the ends. The line was energized at 2,400 volts. The employee was measuring the length of the cable needed. When he held an end of the damaged conductor in each hand, his bod y completed the circuit. He suffered an electric shock from direct contact with an overhead line. He was electrocuted.
Keywords: e gi iii, elec protect equip, elec utility work, electric shock, electrical, electrocuted, lockout, overhead power line, power line worker, power lines, ppe, storm, training, tree
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1487733.015 Fatality Electricians' apprentices

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