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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $630 $0 $0 $0 $0 $630
Current Penalty $630 $0 $0 $0 $0 $630
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100303 B01 03/12/1985 03/15/1985 $630 $630 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19100132 A 03/12/1985 03/15/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 571570 Event: 02/20/1985Electric Shock - Contact With Fluorescent Lighting Circuit
AN EMPLOYEE WAS STANDING APPROXIMATELY 18 FEET ABOVE THE GROUND ON AN ALUMINUM LADDER, WHICH WAS LEANING AGAINST METAL SPRINKLER PIPES. HE WAS INSTALLING A NEW BALLAST INTO A FLUORESCENT LIGHTING FIXTURE WITHOUT DEENERGIZING THE 277-VOLT CIRCUIT SUPPLYING IT. THE EMPLOYEE RECEIVED AN ELECTRIC SHOCK AND FELL FROM THE LADDER. HE DIED EITHER FROM THE ELECTRIC SHOCK OR FROM INJURIES RECEIVED IN THE FALL.
Keywords: ballast--lighting, e gi iv, electrical, lighting fixture, electrical work, lockout, metal ladder, electric shock, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 2242451 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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