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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 302125695 - Georgia Electric Company

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Raleigh

Nr: 302125695Report ID: 0453710Open Date: 07/30/1998

Georgia Electric Company
Club & Glendale Ave
Durham, NC 27701
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
Mailing: P.O. Box 3108, Albany, GA 31706

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/30/1998
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:01/05/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $8,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,750
Current Penalty $6,563 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,563
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100268 B07 09/17/1998 10/05/1998 $4,725 $6,300 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100268 E 09/17/1998 10/05/1998 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002 Serious 19260453 B02 V 09/17/1998 10/05/1998 $1,838 $2,450 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200350742Event: 07/29/1998Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Guy
An electrical contractor was upgrading a city's traffic control system. An employee working on this job was in an aerial lift, attaching an aerial guy to pole-mounted hardware. He was about 7.6 meters above the ground. As he was pulling the guy up, it contacted a 7200-volt overhead power line. The employee received an electric shock and sustained burns on his right hand. He was hospitalized for his injuries.
Keywords: burn, overhead power line, electrical, electrical work, e c, guy, electric shock, aerial lift
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 302125695 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Urban planners

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