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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 306694936 - Pepco

Inspection Information - Office: Baltimore

Nr: 306694936Report ID: 0316100Open Date: 02/21/2004

3300 Benning Rd Ne
Washington, DC 20019
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4911/Electric Services
NAICS: 221122/Electric Power Distribution
Mailing: 701 9th St Nw, Washington, DC 20068

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/04/2004
Close Case:03/10/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100269 A02 III 08/06/2004 08/11/2004 $7,000 $7,000 $0 08/25/2004 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002B Serious 19100269 K06 III 08/06/2004 08/11/2004 $0 $0 $0 08/25/2004 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202023420Event: 02/20/2004Burn - Electrical Fault In Cable
A substation electrician for an electric utility was grounding a distribution feeder. An electrical fault occurred, and the ensuing electric arc burned the employee over 90 percent of his body. He later died of his injuries.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, protective grounding, electrical, electric cable, electrician, e ptd, substation, elec utility work, electrical fault
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 306694936 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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