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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1345163.015 - Accurate Comfort Systems, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Diego


Inspection Nr: 1345163.015
Report ID: 0950632
Open Date: 09/10/2018

Site Address:
Accurate Comfort Systems, Inc.
6306 El Apajo
Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

Mailing Address:
2750 S. Santa Fe Ave, San Marcos, CA 92069

Union Status: NonUnion


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

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/25/2019


Close Case:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1377642
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $72,000 $750 $0 $72,750
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $750 $0 $18,750
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) 02/28/2019 04/03/2019 $750 $750 $0 03/12/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
2. 02001 Other 3276(D)(1)(B) 02/28/2019 03/13/2019 $0 $36,000 $0 03/12/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
3. 03001 Serious 3276(E)(15)(E) 02/28/2019 03/13/2019 $18,000 $36,000 $0 03/12/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 108989.015
Event: 08/30/2018
Employee Falls While Trying To Access Attic, Cuts Head

At 1:45 p.m. on August 30, 2018, Employee #1, employed by an HVAC services compa ny, was attempting to service an HVAC unit in the attic of a single family resid ence. He was using a 10-foot Type IA Louisville Aluminum A-frame ladder to acce ss the attic entry, although the distance from floor to entry was 12 feet, excee ding the ladder's height. The employee climbed the ladder and then jumped up fr om the ladder's top cap into the entry opening. He became wedged in the opening , and then slipped out and fell to the floor, a fall height of 12 feet. The emp loyee was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a head lacerati on.

Keywords:access/egress, attic, caught in, fall, fall protection, hvac, head, laceration, leg, maintenance, residential construction, stepladder

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1345163.015 Hospitalized injury Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics
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