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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $185 $0 $10,985
Current Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $185 $0 $10,985
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A 05/30/2001 07/02/2001 $185 $185 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 2946 A 05/30/2001 06/04/2001 $10,800 $10,800 $0 07/31/2001 W - Empr Withdrew

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201141975 Event: 04/12/2001Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Tree
Three landscaping employees were placing a 13.1-meter-tall palm tree into a holding box that was 1.1 meters high. One of the employees was operating the boom on a boom truck. The other two employees were on the ground, guiding the tree into place. A 220-kilovolt overhead power line from a generating plant was located 13.7 meters above the ground near where the employees were working. As the employees raised the tree and rotated it to place it in the box, the tree contacted the power line. One of the employees guiding the tree was electrocuted. The other received an electric shock and sustained third-degree burns to his hand and foot. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, boom truck, overhead power line, electrical, boom, electrocuted, e gi ia, tree, electric shock
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300850484 Fatality Electric Shock Laborers, except construction
2 300850484 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Laborers, except construction

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