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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 317336675 - Qwest Electric Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Nc Charlotte

Nr: 317336675Report ID: 0453730Open Date: 09/30/2013

Qwest Electric Llc
314 Mooresville Blvd.
Mooresville, NC 28115
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 114 Eastbend Court, Suite 1, Mooresville, NC 28117

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/01/2013
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:11/15/2013
Emphasis: L:Commcon, S:Program Improvements

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102101417    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
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. 01001A Serious 19260095 A 11/05/2013 11/13/2013 $2,000 $2,000 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260021 B02 11/05/2013 12/20/2013 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202082426Event: 09/30/2013Electrician Injured In An Arc Flash
On September 30, 2013, Employee #1, a 42-year-old male, electrician with Qwest Electric LLC., was in a scissor lift, installing fuses in a 480-volt, 200-amp buss plug. The buss plug was installed on a 3,000-amp buss duct, to feed a new air handler installation. A phase-to-phase short occurred in the buss plug, creating an arc flash. Employee #1 was hospitalized for unspecified burn injuries received during the arc flash.
Keywords: burn, fuse, electric arc, electrician, electrical work, explosion, elec circ part--misc, electrical box, electrical fault, elec equipment--misc
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 317336675 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Electricians

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