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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $25,350 $0 $0 $1,750 $0 $27,100
Current Penalty $25,350 $0 $0 $1,750 $0 $27,100
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 182.653(08) 02/15/2022 03/11/2022 $350 $350 $0 03/08/2022 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Serious 19100333 C03 I B 02/15/2022 02/19/2022 $25,000 $25,000 $0 03/08/2022 C - Contested
  3. 02001 Other 19040039 A01 02/15/2022 02/19/2022 $1,750 $1,750 $0 03/08/2022 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 138446.015 Event: 08/13/2021Employee Is Electrocuted When Making Contact With Powerline
At 12:20 p.m. on August 13, 2021, an employee was clearing branches from a pine tree with a silky saw near a powerline on a residential home. The employee was s tanding on a 6-foot ladder using the telescoping silky saw when he brought the s aw within 10 inches of the powerline, resulting in his electrocution and death.
Keywords: contact, electric conductor, electric current, electrocuted, ladder, overhead power line, saw, tree trimming
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1549353.015 Fatality Occupation not reported

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