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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 18385161 - United Parcel Services, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Birmingham

Nr: 18385161Report ID: 0418300Open Date: 08/07/1989

United Parcel Services, Inc.
Highway 31 South
Hartselle, AL 35640
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4215/Courier Services, Except by Air

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/10/1989
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:09/18/1989

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360128250    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3 6
Current Violations 3 3 6
Initial Penalty $2,640 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,640
Current Penalty $2,640 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,640
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100303 G02 I 08/25/1989 09/01/1989 $1,000 $1,000 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100304 F04 08/25/1989 08/28/1989 $1,000 $1,000 $0 -
  3. 01003 Serious 19100305 G02 III 08/25/1989 08/28/1989 $640 $640 $0 -
  4. 02001 Other 19100305 B01 08/25/1989 09/01/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  5. 02002 Other 19100305 B02 08/25/1989 09/01/1989 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 02003 Other 19100305 G01 I 08/25/1989 09/01/1989 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14347223Event: 08/04/1989Electric Shock - Ground Fault In Electric Fan
A FLOOR FAN WAS EQUIPPED WITH A POLARIZED ATTACHMENT PLUG THAT HAD HAD ITS GROUNDING CONDUCTOR REMOVED. THE CORD WAS CONNECTED TO A RECEPTACLE IN SUCH A MANNER AS TO REVERSE THE POLARITY AND ENERGIZE THE FRAME OF THE FAN AT 120 VOLTS. AN EMPLOYEE CONTACTED THE FAN WHILE HE WAS ALSO IN CONTACT WITH THE GROUNDED METAL FRAME OF A CONVEYOR. THE EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: e gi v, electrical, reverse polarity, electrocuted, attachment plug, ground fault, equipment grounding, elec equipment--misc
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18385161 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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