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Inspection: 126130459 - La County Fire Dept

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office


Inspection Nr: 126130459
Report ID: 0950644
Open Date: 07/08/1998

Site Address:
La County Fire Dept
3325 Temple Ave.
Pomona, CA 91766

Mailing Address:
1320 Northeastern Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90063

Union Status: Union



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: LocalGovt

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 11/25/1998


Close Case:01/10/2002

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362621773
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
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 Serious 3203 A07 F 11/25/1998 12/18/1998 $0 $0 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201791589
Event: 05/29/1998
Employee Burned During Live-Fire Training Exercise

On May 29, 1998, Employee #1 was conducting a live-fire exercise at the Pomona Training Facility, Pomona, CA. The employee attempted to set a car on fire, but was not thoroughly familiar with the procedure. An explosion occurred when the employee used too much fuel and too strong of a detonating device. After the explosion, Employee #1 was hospitalized with second-degree burns to his chest, back, and arms.

Keywords:burn, chest, firefighter, flammable liquid, work rules, fire, back, explosion, arm

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126130459 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations
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