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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 311065320 - Avista Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Washington Region 5

Nr: 311065320Report ID: 1055350Open Date: 05/31/2007

Avista Corporation
506 N 7th Avenue
Othello, WA 98848
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4939/Combination Utilities, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 221122/Electric Power Distribution
Mailing: Po Box 3727, Spokane, WA 99220

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/08/2007
Emphasis: L:EucClose Case:03/03/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $8,800 $0 $8,800 $0 $0 $17,600
Current Penalty $8,800 $0 $8,800 $0 $0 $17,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Repeat 86920045 11/21/2007 05/31/2007 $8,800 $8,800 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 86920025 11/21/2007 02/24/2008 $4,400 $4,400 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement
  3. 02002 Serious 86920030 11/21/2007 02/24/2008 $4,400 $4,400 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202366845Event: 05/31/2007One Employee Killed And One Injured When Boom Collapes
On May 31, 2007, Employee #1, a utility worker, and Employee #2, a teacher, were in the bucket of an articulating boom that was used for the annual egg toss. The boom collapsed and Employee #1 was thrown from the bucket and killed. Employee #2 sustained injures that required hospitalization. .
Keywords: head, boom, collapse, back, abrasion, fall, contusion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311065320 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
2 311065320 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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