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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 17714619 - Remcon Plastics, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Allentown

Nr: 17714619Report ID: 0317900Open Date: 07/12/1989

Remcon Plastics, Inc.
1100 E. Hector Street
Conshocken, PA 19428
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3089/Plastics Products, Not Elsewhere Classified

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/13/1989
Close Case:09/11/1989

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360729370    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 10 9 19
Current Violations 10 9 19
Initial Penalty $2,650 $0 $0 $100 $0 $2,750
Current Penalty $2,350 $0 $0 $100 $0 $2,450
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100036 B04 08/04/1989 09/04/1989 $250 $250 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19100037 K02 08/04/1989 08/07/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01001C Serious 19100037 Q01 08/04/1989 08/25/1989 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01002 Serious 19100101 B 08/04/1989 08/07/1989 $100 $200 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01003 Serious 19100212 A01 08/04/1989 09/04/1989 $250 $250 $0 -
  6. 01004 Serious 19100212 A05 08/04/1989 09/04/1989 $200 $300 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01005A Serious 19100215 A04 08/04/1989 09/04/1989 $200 $200 $0 -
  8. 01005B Serious 19100215 A04 08/04/1989 08/07/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  9. 01005C Serious 19100215 B07 08/04/1989 08/07/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  10. 01006 Serious 19100219 B01 08/04/1989 09/04/1989 $100 $200 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  11. 01007 Serious 19100219 F03 08/04/1989 09/04/1989 $300 $300 $0 -
  12. 01008 Serious 19100303 G02 I 08/04/1989 08/11/1989 $350 $350 $0 -
  13. 01009 Serious 19100304 F04 08/04/1989 08/07/1989 $350 $350 $0 -
  14. 01010 Serious 19100305 B01 08/04/1989 08/11/1989 $250 $250 $0 -
  15. 02001 Other 19030002 A01 08/04/1989 08/07/1989 $50 $50 $0 -
  16. 02002 Other 19040002 A 08/04/1989 08/07/1989 $50 $50 $0 -
  17. 02003 Other 19100036 B08 08/04/1989 09/04/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  18. 02004 Other 19100037 Q02 08/04/1989 08/25/1989 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  19. 02005 Other 19100151 C 08/04/1989 09/04/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  20. 02006 Other 19100303 E 08/04/1989 08/07/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  21. 02007 Other 19100303 G01 II 08/04/1989 08/07/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  22. 02008 Other 19100305 B02 08/04/1989 08/11/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  23. 02009 Other 19101200 E01 08/04/1989 09/04/1989 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14314504Event: 07/10/1989Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Transformer
A 240-VOLT TRANSFORMER WAS GROUNDED BY A CONDUIT CONTAINING THE FEEDER FROM A 480-VOLT ELECTRICAL SUPPLY CABINET. AN EMPLOYEE WAS LYING ON TOP OF THE TRANSFORMER ENCLOSURE TO REACH BETWEEN THE TRANSFORMER AND THE SUPPLY CABINET TO PICK UP A PIECE OF SCRAP PLASTIC CONDUIT. THE FEEDER CONDUIT PULLED FREE OF THE TRANSFORMER ENCLOSURE, DISCONNECTING THE EQUIPMENT GROUNDING CONDUCTOR. AN APPARENT GROUND FAULT IN THE TRANSFORMER CAUSED THE ELECTROCUTION OF THE EMPLOYEE.
Keywords: e gi iii, electrical, conduit, electrocuted, ground fault, equipment grounding, transformer
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 17714619 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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