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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300180676 - Lawson Electric, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Atlanta West

Nr: 300180676Report ID: 0418200Open Date: 09/22/1998

Lawson Electric, Inc.
509 Fifth Ave
Dalton, GA 30721
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
Mailing: P.O. Box 4244 409 Spring St., Chattanooga, TN 37405

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/08/1998
Close Case:04/12/1999

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $9,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,800
Current Penalty $6,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100332 B01 02/11/1999 03/31/1999 $2,300 $4,900 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100333 B02 02/11/1999 03/31/1999 $4,000 $4,900 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100333 C02 02/11/1999 03/31/1999 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200200657Event: 09/21/1998Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductor
An employee was installing a new ballast in a lighting fixture in a restroom. He was working from an insulated ladder inside one of the metal stalls. He had not deenergized the lighting circuit, nor was he using rubber insulating gloves or insulated tools. The employee contacted an energized conductor and was electrocuted.
Keywords: ballast--lighting, elec protect equip, e gi iv, electrical, electrician, electrocuted, lighting fixture, electrical work, lockout, electric conductor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300180676 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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