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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1238666.015 - City Of Bakersfield - Police Department

Inspection Information - Office: Bakersfield District Office


Inspection Nr: 1238666.015
Report ID: 0950647
Open Date: 06/09/2017

Site Address:
City Of Bakersfield - Police Department
3419 Truxtun Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93313

Mailing Address:
1600 Truxtun Ave., Bakersfield, CA 93301

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 922120/Police Protection

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: LocalGovt

Safety/Health: Health

Close Conference: 11/28/2017


Close Case:12/23/2019

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1223105
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $41,625 $0 $0 $1,275 $0 $42,900
Current Penalty $27,000 $0 $0 $475 $0 $27,475
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 3203(A)(4) 11/21/2017 12/12/2017 $475 $1,275 $0 12/18/2017 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 02001 Serious 3395(H)(1) 11/21/2017 12/05/2017 $9,000 $19,125 $0 12/18/2017 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 03001 Serious 3395(C) 11/21/2017 12/05/2017 $18,000 $22,500 $0 12/18/2017 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 100845.015
Event: 05/30/2017
Employee Sustains Heat Illness During Exercising At A Traini

At 3:30 p.m. on May 30, 2017, an employee was was participating in intense physi cal exercises at a police training facility. The employee was performing multipl e intense exercises that included, but were not limited to, push-ups, sit-ups, r unning, crawling and squats. The employee sustained a serious illness from the n ature of the exercises being conducted and the barriers established by training criteria that did not allow employees to consume an adequate amount of drinking water. The employee sustained a heat related illness. The employee was wearing sweat pants and a long sleeved sweat shirt. The employee had not eaten anything but a few bites of a sandwich and had not consumed an adequate amount of drinkin g water. The employer did not effectively encourage employees performing trainin g exercises that should reasonably be anticipated to result in exposure to the r isk of heat illness, to frequently consume an adequate amount of water.

Keywords:heat exhaustion, water

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1238666.015 Hospitalized injury Police and detectives, public service
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