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Inspection: 308594035 - Ark-La-Tex Superior Signs

Inspection Information - Office: Houston North

Nr: 308594035Report ID: 0626600Open Date: 08/12/2006

Ark-La-Tex Superior Signs
501 West Gibson
Jasper, TX 75951
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 561790/Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings
Mailing: 149 N Thomas, Shreveport, LA 71107

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/16/2006
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/30/2008
Emphasis: S:Construction Fatalities

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101763571    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 2 6
Current Violations 3 1 2 6
Initial Penalty $8,400 $0 $4,000 $0 $0 $12,400
Current Penalty $5,400 $0 $2,000 $0 $0 $7,400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260404 B01 II 01/11/2007 01/15/2007 $1,800 $2,800 $0 01/25/2007 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19260404 F06 01/11/2007 01/19/2007 $1,800 $2,800 $0 01/25/2007 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19260405 G01 II 01/11/2007 01/17/2007 $0 $0 $0 01/25/2007 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01003 Serious 19260416 A01 01/11/2007 01/15/2007 $1,800 $2,800 $0 01/25/2007 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 02001 Repeat 19260453 B02 V 01/11/2007 01/15/2007 $2,000 $4,000 $0 01/25/2007 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 03001 Other 19260020 B02 01/11/2007 01/19/2007 $0 $0 $0 01/25/2007 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 03002 Other 19040002 A02 01/11/2007 01/19/2007 $0 $0 $0 01/25/2007 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201762721Event: 08/12/2006Employee Electrocuted Installing Advertising Sign
On August 12, 2006, Employee #1 was installing a sign outside a motel that was under construction. He was using a lift truck to access the electrical panel of the sign, which was energized by a portable generator from the truck. Employee #1 was inside the sign's access panel when his assistant noticed that he was not moving. The assistant disengaged the generator from the sign, climbed to the bucket, and found Employee #1 nonresponsive. He pushed Employee #1 into the bucket, lowered it to the ground, and called 911. Employee #1 was rushed across the street to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Keywords: electrical, electrocuted, struck against, construction, electrical work, elec circ part--misc, advertising sign
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 308594035 Fatality Electric Shock Supervisors; electricians & power transm. install.

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