Inspection: 1297223.015 - Np Mechanical Co.
Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office
Np Mechanical Co.
3702 E. Mercado Dr.
Brea, CA 92823
9225 Stellar Court, Suite A, Corona, CA 92883
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Inspection Type: Accident
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 06/05/2018
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Other||342(A)||06/06/2018||$3,000||$5,000||$0||07/09/2018||C - Contested|
|2.||01002||Other||3203(A)||06/06/2018||$335||$750||$0||07/09/2018||C - Contested|
|3.||01003||Other||3380(A)||06/06/2018||$335||$420||$0||07/09/2018||C - Contested|
|4.||01004||Other||4845(X)||06/06/2018||06/20/2018||$450||$1,500||$0||07/09/2018||C - Contested|
|5.||02001||Other||3556(A)||06/06/2018||06/20/2018||$675||$10,125||$0||07/09/2018||C - Contested|
|6.||03001||Serious||3650(T)(33)||06/06/2018||$4,050||$5,060||$0||07/09/2018||C - Contested|
|7.||04001||Serious||3328(C)||06/06/2018||06/20/2018||$18,000||$18,000||$0||07/09/2018||C - Contested|
At 12:00 p.m. on February 15, 2018, Employee #1 and Coworker #1, employed by a h eating/ventilation/air conditioning employer, were working in the attic of a new multifamily residential building. Coworker #1, a welder, was assigned to find and braze a leak in a copper line, and Employee #1 was helping the welder. Empl oyee #1 turned on the acetylene torch, and the oxygen and acetylene tanks explod ed. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hosp ital. He was admitted and treated for second degree burns to his right upper ex tremity, including his right hand, wrist, and forearm.
Keywords:acetylene torch, arm, burn, equipment failure, explosion, hand, leak, oxygen, residential construction, welder
|1||1297223.015||Hospitalized injury||Construction laborers|