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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300537693 - Ohio Power Company

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus

Nr: 300537693Report ID: 0522500Open Date: 09/26/2000

Ohio Power Company
Route 2
Waterford, OH 45786
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4911/Electric Services
Mailing: Po Box 310, Waterford, OH 45786

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/27/2000
Close Case:08/03/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,250 $4,250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Unclass 19100132 A 10/04/2000 08/01/2001 $4,250 $5,000 $0 10/31/2000 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200750925Event: 09/25/2000Employee Drowned In Sluiceway
An electric utility employee was trying to clear a log and debris that had clogged a discharge sluiceway. The employee was standing in the sluiceway when the jam broke loose. The log, debris, and water washed the employee down the 30-meter-long horizontal sluiceway into the river. The employee drowned.
Keywords: cleaning, clogged, elec utility work, drown, life jacket, hydro-electric plant
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300537693 Fatality Asphyxia Laborers, except construction

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