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Inspection: 314771288 - Gmc Services, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge

Nr: 314771288Report ID: 0625700Open Date: 06/15/2011

Gmc Services, Llc
221 Venture Way
Lafayette, LA 70507
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1711/Plumbing, Heating and Air-Conditioning
NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Mailing: 3850 Causeway Blvd., Metarie, LA 70002

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/04/2011
Close Case:12/20/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $12,600 $0 $0 $1,800 $0 $14,400
Current Penalty $6,300 $0 $0 $900 $0 $7,200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100333 A01 11/17/2011 12/06/2011 $6,300 $6,300 $0 12/09/2011 A - Amendment
  2. 01002 Serious 19100335 A01 I 11/17/2011 12/06/2011 $0 $6,300 $0 12/09/2011 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 19040032 B02 II 11/17/2011 12/06/2011 $0 $900 $0 12/09/2011 A - Amendment
  4. 02002 Other 19040032 B02 II 11/17/2011 12/06/2011 $900 $900 $0 12/09/2011 A - Amendment

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200556546Event: 06/14/2011Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Energized Conductor
Two employees were repairing the compressor on a Trane air conditioning unit installed on the roof of a building. The unit had two compressors and was capable of running at 50 percent of full power. The employees had not deenergized the air conditioning unit at the panelboard, but the unit's switch was open while they dismantled the broken compressor. One of the workers removed the coil wire for the old compressor, and the employees closed the unit's switch. The workers set the new compressor in place, but did not connect the wiring to the compressor before they took a break. After the break, one of the workers began to connect the new compressor by removing electrical tape from the wiring. He contacted an energized 277-volt conductor and was electrocuted.
Keywords: compressor, e gi iv, electrical, air conditioner, electrician, electrocuted, electrical work, lockout, electric conductor
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314771288 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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