Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 314088006 - American Electrical Testing Co., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Manhattan

Nr: 314088006Report ID: 0215000Open Date: 01/14/2010

American Electrical Testing Co., Inc.
33 Thomas Street
New York, NY 10007
Union Status: Union
SIC: 7349/Building Cleaning and Maintenance Services, Not Elsewhere
NAICS: 561790/Other Services to Buildings and Dwellings
Mailing: 480 Neponset Street Building 3 P.O. Box 267, Canton, MA 02021

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/14/2010
Emphasis: S:ElectricalClose Case:02/22/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral202651774 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001A Serious 19100132 A 06/09/2010 06/21/2010 $2,500 $2,500 $0 06/25/2010 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01001B Serious 19100335 A01 I 06/09/2010 06/21/2010 $0 $0 $0 06/25/2010 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01002 Serious 19100132 D01 06/09/2010 06/21/2010 $2,500 $2,500 $0 06/25/2010 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 4. 01003 Serious 19100333 A01 06/09/2010 06/21/2010 $2,500 $2,500 $0 06/25/2010 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 5. 01004 Serious 19100333 B02 06/09/2010 06/21/2010 $2,500 $2,500 $0 06/25/2010 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202494084Event: 01/14/2010Employee'S Arm And Hands Are Burned By Electric Arc
Employee # 1, a lead electrical testing technician, was engaged in inspection, cleaning, and lubrication of three-phase switch gear at 4,160 volts. The technician, who was not wearing personal protective equipment, was working in a cabinet from which a circuit breaker had been removed. Part of the circuitry was apparently de-energized and not locked out or tagged out, and another part was energized. An electric arc occurred, resulting in Employee #1 receiving third degree burns to the left hand and first degree burns to the right forearm. Employee #1 was taken to the hospital and admitted.
Keywords: burn, elec protect equip, electric arc, electrician, electrical work, lockout, circuit breaker, arm, switchgear, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314088006 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electrical and electronic technicians

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.