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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,450
Current Penalty $1,850 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,850
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260416 A03 10/12/2001 10/17/2001 $1,850 $2,450 $0 A - Amendment

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202044590 Event: 09/17/2001Employee Shocked When Boom Strikes Power Line
On September 17, 2001, Employee #1 was operating a concrete pump boom truck at a construction site. He was using the remote control box to reposition the boom when it contacted an energized 7.5-kilovolt, three-phase, Delta power line. Employee #1 suffered an electrical shock. He was treated at the scene before being transported to a local hospital, where he was admitted overnight for observation. Employee #1 was released the next day and returned to work on September 19, 2001. The power lines also left burn marks on the boom. They had not been protected or deenergized prior to the accident. The power lines were subsequently relocated.
Keywords: boom truck, clearance, overhead power line, remote control, work rules, struck against, construction, electric shock, truck boom
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303454557 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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