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Inspection: 310813530 - Ormat Nevada Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Diego

Nr: 310813530Report ID: 0950632Open Date: 10/24/2007

Ormat Nevada Inc
3300 E Evan Hewes Hyw
Holtville, CA 92250
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4961/Steam and Air-Conditioning Supply
NAICS: 221330/Steam and Air-Conditioning Supply
Mailing: P. O. Box 86, Holtville, CA 92250

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/27/2008
Close Case:04/21/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101069292    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $48,370 $0 $0 $0 $0 $48,370
Current Penalty $27,000 $0 $0 $2,500 $0 $29,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 29400006 A 03/27/2008 04/01/2008 $4,500 $6,185 $0 04/22/2008 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Other 2944 C 03/27/2008 04/01/2008 $2,500 $6,185 $0 04/22/2008 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 03001 Serious 2944 B 03/27/2008 04/01/2008 $4,500 $18,000 $0 04/22/2008 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 04001 Serious 2944 H 03/27/2008 04/01/2008 $18,000 $18,000 $0 04/22/2008 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201071511Event: 10/23/2007Employee Is Electrocuted And Is Killed
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on October 23, 2007, Employee #1 was changing out a damaged cable. The cabinet had been deenergized by shutting down the current at the switch. The employee entered an adjacent cabinet that was still energized. The employee made contact with the energized components of the electrical cabinet and received 13.8K volt electric shock. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: electrocuted, electric shock, electrical cabinet
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310813530 Fatality Electric Shock Machinery maintenance occupations

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