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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 308405620 - Watermakers Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ft. Lauderdale

Nr: 308405620Report ID: 0418800Open Date: 05/27/2005

Watermakers Inc.
2233 South Andrews Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4941/Water Supply
NAICS: 221310/Water Supply and Irrigation Systems

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/27/2005
Close Case:08/24/2005

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $9,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,800
Current Penalty $5,880 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,880
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100333 A01 06/24/2005 06/30/2005 $2,940 $4,900 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100335 A02 II 06/24/2005 06/30/2005 $2,940 $4,900 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200675320Event: 05/27/2005Worker Is Electrocuted By Battery Charger
On May 27, 2005, Employee #1 was installing equipment in the engine compartment of a yacht. He had been sweating and was leaning on a live battery charger. As Employee #1 reached to the rear of the charger, his arm knocked the protective boot from one of the lugs on a 220 volt connection. The connections were not visible from the front of the charger. His arm contacted the energized lug, and he was electrocuted.
Keywords: battery charger, electrocuted, lockout, inattention
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308405620 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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