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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1297223.015 - Np Mechanical Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

 

Inspection Nr: 1297223.015
Report ID: 0950631
Open Date: 02/23/2018

Site Address:
Np Mechanical Co.
3702 E. Mercado Dr.
Brea, CA 92823

Mailing Address:
9225 Stellar Court, Suite A, Corona, CA 92883

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:

NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/05/2018

Emphasis:

Close Case:10/22/2021


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1311375
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 4 7
Current Violations 2 5 7
Initial Penalty $33,185 $0 $0 $7,670 $0 $40,855
Current Penalty $22,050 $0 $0 $4,795 $0 $26,845
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 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  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 106005.015
Event: 02/15/2018
Employee Is Burned In Welding Cylinders Explosion

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

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1297223.015 Hospitalized injury Construction laborers
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