Inspection: 312520406 - Consolidated Edison Company Of New York Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Manhattan
Nr: 312520406Report ID:0215000Open Date: 10/09/2008
Consolidated Edison Company Of New York Inc.
Sutter Ave. And Euclid Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4911/Electric Services
NAICS: 221122/Electric Power Distribution
Mailing: 4 Irving Place (Room 806), New York, NY 10003
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:CompleteAdvanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:02/18/2009
Emphasis: S:ElectricalClose Case:11/02/2010
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102521077    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4




4
Current Violations 3




3
Initial Penalty 15000




15000
Current Penalty 15000




15000
FTA Amount






Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100269 A02 03/16/2009 06/07/2010 $5000 $5000 $0 04/08/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100269 E02 03/16/2009 06/07/2010 $0 $0 $0 04/08/2009 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01002A Serious 19100269 E04 03/16/2009 03/24/2009 $5000 $5000 $0 04/08/2009 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 4. 01002B Serious 19100269 E06 03/16/2009 03/24/2009 $0 $0 $0 04/08/2009 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 5. 01002C Serious 19100269 E14 03/16/2009 03/24/2009 $0 $0 $0 04/08/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01003 Serious 19100269 T07 03/16/2009 10/30/2010 $5000 $5000 $0 04/08/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 01004 Serious 19100269 E14 03/16/2009 03/24/2009 $5000 $0 $0 04/08/2009 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202342259Event: 10/09/2008Splicer Killed In Manhole Fire.
An electric utility worker who was splicing cable was trapped in a manhole fire. The fire was caused by and sustained by a buildup of flammable gases underground. The employee was burned and died of smoke inhalation. Although retrieval equipment had been provided, it remained on the truck while the employee was working in the manhole instead of being set up at the manhole opening and connected to the employee.
Keywords: elec utility work, power line worker, electrical, fire, electrical vault, manhole, undrgrd installation, burn, e ptd
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312520406 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported