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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $24,381 $0 $0 $0 $0 $24,381
Current Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19260952 C02 12/02/2021 12/21/2021 $10,728 $10,728 $0 12/29/2021 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260961 C06 12/02/2021 12/21/2021 $10,000 $13,653 $0 12/29/2021 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 137213.015 Event: 07/15/2021Employee Is Killed After Cutting Energized High Voltage Line
At 2:30 p.m. on July 15, 2021, an employee was cutting a 34,500 volt high voltag e underground power line. The power to the phase being cut had not been deenergi zed which caused an arc flash. The employee was killed after he was electrocuted and electrically burned on the hands and face.
Keywords: burn, cutting, electric arc, electric shock, electric current, electrical work, electrician, electrocuted, energized, lockout, lockout/tagout, power line worker, power lines, shock, undrgrd power line
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1542262.015 Fatality

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