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Inspection: 314533142 - H.A.D.D., Inc Dba Alliance Electric

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento

Nr: 314533142Report ID: 0950621Open Date: 08/25/2010

H.A.D.D., Inc Dba Alliance Electric
Heritage Glen Ln - Space 268
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: P.O. Box 255524, Sacramento, CA 95865

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/15/2011
Close Case:06/28/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,800
Current Penalty $3,150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 23200002 A 02/15/2011 03/21/2011 $3,150 $10,800 $0 05/02/2011 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202491163Event: 08/16/2010Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Parts
On August 16, 2010, Employee #1 was working as an apprentice electrician for H.A.D.D., Inc., dba Alliance Electric of Sacramento, CA. He was working in a mobile home park in Rancho Cordova, CA, with a coworker, who was a journeyman electrician. On the morning of the accident, the two workers were trying to find which conduit ran between a particular junction box and a new 480-volt electrical cabinet. In the rear of the cabinet were three stubbed-off conduits, each with its own string. Employee #1 secured a piece of cardboard over energized parts of the cabinet that were located just above the crawl space where the conduits were located. Employee #1, who was not wearing gloves, lay down and extended his left hand into the cabinet. He grabbed three strings and waited for his coworker to tug on the string at his (the coworker's) work location. The necessary conduit was identified. As Employee #1 withdrew his hand, it came into contact with energized parts. His coworker sensed a problem and returned to the cabinet. He found Employee #1 stuck to the cabinet. After deenergizing the system, he began administering first aid. Emergency personnel from Rancho Cordova responded and arranged transportation to the UC Davis Medical Center burn center in Sacramento. Several days after Employee #1 was admitted, doctors amputated three fingers and part of his left hand. After three months in the hospital, he was finally released.
Keywords: e gi ii, electrical, ppe, glove, electrician, electrical work, lockout, electrical cabinet, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314533142 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians' apprentices

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