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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $5,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious ELEC040801 01/24/2005 01/27/2005 $5,600 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 952739 Event: 07/28/2004Employee Is Killed From Electrocution, Crane Contacts Line
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on July 28, 2004, Employee #1 and coworkers were loading gas line pipes that had been replaced during construction. One coworker was operating a truck crane, a Grove Series 500C, Number 312-15-0045, gross vehicle weight of 33,000 pounds, which was rented. One coworker was on the ground bringing in the pipe, which was secured on the boom of the crane with a chain. Employee #1 was standing on a flat bed trailer placing the pipe, when the coworker handed the load chain to him. The wire rope of the boom contacted an overhead high voltage power line, 7,200 volts, and Employee #1 was electrocuted. He fell from the truck bed to the ground and died.
Keywords: overhead power line, crane boom, truck crane, electrocuted, struck against, electric shock, fall, truck boom, falling object, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307304386 Fatality Electric Shock Construction laborers

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