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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 316166529 - Latchman Electrical Control, Incorporated

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 3

Nr: 316166529Report ID: 0352430Open Date: 09/19/2011

Latchman Electrical Control, Incorporated
5000 Bradley Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20815
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 4109 Forestville Road, Forestville, MD 20747

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/08/2012
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/25/2012
Emphasis: L:Electric, S:Construction (1500-1799)

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $3,225 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,225
Current Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 50104 A 03/12/2012 03/15/2012 $2,000 $3,225 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202649067Event: 09/12/2011Employee Electrocuted In Contact With Live Junction Box
On September 12, 2011, Employee #1 and Coworker #1 were working for their employer as electricians. Their assigned task was to install emergency lighting in a walk-in refrigerator that was being installed in a supermarket under construction. The top of the refrigerator had a clearance from the ceiling of approximately 21 inches, and Employee #1 climbed on top of the refrigerator. Employee #1 was connecting the wiring from the refrigerator's emergency lights to the power source that was in a junction box located on top of the refrigerator. The junction box was operating at 480 volts, and it had not been locked out. Employee #1 contacted the live junction box and was electrocuted.
Keywords: installing, electrocuted, lockout, lighting, electrical box, refrigerator
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316166529 Fatality Electric Shock Electricians

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