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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1292283.015 - West Coast Drywall & Company Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Diego

 

Inspection Nr: 1292283.015
Report ID: 0950632
Open Date: 01/31/2018

Site Address:
West Coast Drywall & Company Inc
201 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101

Mailing Address:
1610 W Linden St., Riverside, CA 92507

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:

NAICS: 238310/Drywall and Insulation Contractors


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/26/2018

Emphasis:

Close Case:07/25/2019


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1306425
Inspection 1293194 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 2 7
Current Violations 5 2 7
Initial Penalty $85,500 $0 $0 $1,395 $0 $86,895
Current Penalty $40,050 $0 $0 $1,395 $0 $41,445
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 1509(A) 07/26/2018 $795 $795 $0 08/08/2018 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
2. 01002 Other 1637(B)(6) 07/26/2018 $600 $600 $0 08/08/2018 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
3. 02001 Serious 1637(B)(2)(E) 07/26/2018 $1,350 $13,500 $0 08/08/2018 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
4. 03001 Serious 1637(B)(4) 07/26/2018 $1,350 $13,500 $0 08/08/2018 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
5. 04001 Serious 1637(C) 07/26/2018 $1,350 $13,500 $0 08/08/2018 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
6. 05001 Serious 1637(K)(2) 07/26/2018 $18,000 $22,500 $0 08/08/2018 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
7. 06001 Serious 1637(M) 07/26/2018 $18,000 $22,500 $0 08/08/2018 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 105499.015
Event: 01/31/2018
Three Employees Are Injured In Fall When Scaffold Collapses

At 1:30 p.m. on January 31, 2018, Employees #1, #2, and #3, and Coworkers #1 and #2, employed by a drywall construction company, were preparing to install drywa ll to the ceiling of a pool party room, part of a multiemployer construction pro ject, a new multifamily residential building. They were on a scaffold platform that had been loaded with approximately 30 sheets of 4 by 8 drywall, each weighi ng approximately 85 pounds. Also on the platform were a superintendent for the general contractor and a foreman for the framing contractor. The center of the platform collapsed over the scaffold's center truss, and Employees #1, #2, and # 3 fell with the falling scaffold planks, a fall height of approximately 13 feet. Emergency services were called, and the three employees were transported to th e hospital. Employees #1 and #2 sustained ankle fractures that required hospita lization. Employee #3 was treated and released.

Keywords:ankle, ceiling, fall, falling object, fracture, installing, residential construction, scaffold, scaffold collapse, work platform

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1292283.015 Hospitalized injury Drywall installers
2 1292283.015 Hospitalized injury Drywall installers
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