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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $13,653 $0 $0 $329 $0 $13,982
Current Penalty $13,653 $0 $0 $329 $0 $13,982
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100333 C03 I A 1 07/16/2021 08/05/2021 $13,653 $13,653 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 02001 Other 19030019 D01 09/30/2021 11/04/2021 $329 $329 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 133312.015 Event: 02/12/2021Employee Is Killed After Contacting Overhead Power Line Whil
At 11:30 a.m. on February 12, 2021, an employee was cutting palm fronds while st anding on a 28-foot Werner aluminum extension ladder and using a 16-foot Silky a luminum pole saw. While the employee was using the pole saw the tool slipped and contacted an energized 7.62 kilovolt overhead power line located approximately 3 feet from the palm tree. The employee received an electric shock and was kille d.
Keywords: burn, clearance, electric shock, electric current, electrical, electrocuted, extension ladder, foot, hand, knee, ladder, landscaper, landscaping, metal ladder, metal pole, metal saw, overhead power line, palm tree, pow
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1514976.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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