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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 18868349 - Delmarva Industrial Electric, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 1

Nr: 18868349Report ID: 0352410Open Date: 10/08/1986

Delmarva Industrial Electric, Inc.
Race Street And Snow Hill Road
Salisbury, MD 21801
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1730
Mailing: P.O. Box 2695, Salisbury, MD 21801

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/28/1986
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:12/17/1986

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $410 $0 $0 $0 $0 $410
Current Penalty $410 $0 $0 $0 $0 $410
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100022 C 11/24/1986 11/27/1986 $410 $410 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260021 B 2 11/24/1986 11/27/1986 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14198758Event: 10/07/1986Employees Injured When Powered Platform Tips Over
Employee #1 and Employee #2 were doing electrical work in a building under construction. They were using an economy hydraulic-drive work platform (scissor-type platform). There was a drainage trough 15.375 in. wide by 6.75 in. deep that ran almost the entire length of the building near the center of the floor. The drainage trough was not provided with any type of cover or railing. Employee #1 and Employee # 2 were moving the powered platform near the drainage trough and were elevated 15 ft above the concrete floor. One of the wheels on the work platform went into the trough causing the entire unit to tip over. As the platform fell to its side Employee #1 and Employee # 2 fell with it landing on the concrete surface and were both hospitalized with serious injuries.
Keywords: platform, fracture, uneven ground, electrician, electrical work, industrial truck, fall, work platform, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 18868349 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians
2 18868349 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians

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