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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 305479404 - Daniel F Hallahan Dba The House Doctor

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

Nr: 305479404Report ID: 0950635Open Date: 08/18/2005

Daniel F Hallahan Dba The House Doctor
5129 Lanai St
Long Beach, CA 90808
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1521/General Contractors-Single-Family Houses
NAICS: 236118/Residential Remodelers
Mailing: 5911 E Spring St, Long Beach, CA 90808

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/13/2006
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:07/09/2008
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362439267    

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 342 A 02/03/2006 02/08/2006 $0 $5,000 $0 02/27/2006 L - State Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201037538Event: 08/17/2005Employee Killed Cleaning Ground Conductor In Crawl Space
On August 17, 2005, Employee #1, an 18-year-old electrician's helper for a general contractor, was working in the crawl space under a single-family home undergoing renovations. His supervisor had asked him to go under the house and clean out an abandoned ground conductor. Employee #1 and another coworker stated that there was no electrical power to the house, only a borrowed feed from a neighbor to run the refrigerator and a generator used to power construction tools. After not seeing Employee #1 for about an hour, the supervisor went to the crawl space entrance in the bedroom and found Employee #1 about 6 ft from the opening. He had been electrocuted. The supervisor ordered the generator shut off and went into the crawl space to retrieve Employee #1. Paramedics and police arrived and took the body to the hospital. The generator involved was below the wattage that required a GFCI.
Keywords: electrical, work rules, electrician, electrocuted, construction, ground fault, inexperience, elec circ part--misc, crawl space
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305479404 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians' apprentices

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