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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 316524651 - Acme Electric Motor Inc Dba Acme Tools

Inspection Information - Office: Minnesota

Nr: 316524651Report ID: 0552700Open Date: 05/17/2012

Acme Electric Motor Inc Dba Acme Tools
2025 30th St Nw
Bemidji, MN 56601
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5251/Hardware Stores
NAICS: 444130/Hardware Stores
Mailing: 1705 13th Ave N, Grand Forks, ND 58203

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/21/2012
Close Case:12/21/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100512615    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $31,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $31,400
Current Penalty $28,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $28,200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100332 B01 09/28/2012 10/04/2012 $1,000 $2,000 $0 10/03/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100333 C03 IIIA 09/28/2012 10/02/2012 $25,000 $25,000 $0 10/03/2012 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 52051310 09/28/2012 10/02/2012 $2,200 $4,400 $0 10/03/2012 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200515591Event: 05/17/2012Employee Is Killed When He Came In Contact With A Power Line
At approximately 10:58 a.m. on May 17, 2012, Employee #1 a service technician for ACME Tools, was inspecting a (JLG Model Number 600A) boom-supported aerial lift. During the inspection the employee extended the basket that he was occupying and came in close contact with a live 69 kV phase-to-phase unguarded power line. Employee #1 received an electrical shock, and caught on fire. The employee exited the basket and fell approximately 39ft. to the ground. Employee was transported to an area hospital, where he later died.
Keywords: boom truck, die, shock, power line worker, electric cable, electronic technicn, electric shock, aerial lift
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316524651 Fatality Electric Shock Electronic repairers, communica. & indus. equip.

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