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Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $350
Current Penalty $350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $350
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260400 C01 08/13/1985 08/16/1985 $350 $350 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19260100 A 08/13/1985 08/16/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 30008 08/13/1985 08/16/1985 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02002 Other 19260050 C 08/13/1985 09/16/1985 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14215313 Event: 06/04/1985Electric Shock - Direct Contact With Overhead Power Line
THREE EMPLOYEES WERE INSTALLING CABLE TELEVISION CABLE. EACH OF THEM WAS ON A DIFFERENT UTILITY POLE. ONE OF THE EMPLOYEES WAS ABOUT 22.5 FEET UP A 30-FOOT POLE. HE WAS STANDING ON THE TELEPHONE CABLE HOISTING THE TELEVISION CABLE TO A HOOK THAT WAS ABOUT 1 FOOT, 10 INCHES BENEATH AN ELECTRIC TRANSFORMER FOR AN OVERHEAD POWER LINE. THE EMPLOYEE, WHO WAS NOT WEARING A HARD HAT, LEANED HIS HEAD BACK AND CONTACTED THE 7200-VOLT POWER LINE WHILE HE WAS STILL HOLDING THE CABLE. CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION WAS PERFORMED TO NO AVAIL; THE EMPLOYEE DIED OF ELECTROCUTION.
Keywords: elec protect equip, overhead power line, electrical, telecom work, communication cable, cpr, e tc, electrocuted
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 3209442 Fatality Electric Shock Misc. electrical & electronic equipment repairers

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