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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1349008.015 - Weslar, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys


Inspection Nr: 1349008.015
Report ID: 0950643
Open Date: 09/25/2018

Site Address:
Weslar, Inc.
19036 Martino Court
Santa Clarita, CA 91350

Mailing Address:
28310 Constellation Rd., Valencia, CA 91355

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 238130/Framing Contractors

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/28/2019


Close Case:06/02/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Complaint 1385610 Yes
Accident 1385209
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $46,800 $0 $0 $600 $0 $47,400
Current Penalty $22,365 $0 $0 $0 $0 $22,365
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 3668(A) 02/28/2019 04/04/2019 $600 $600 $0 05/09/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order Citation has been deleted.
2. 02001 Serious 1670(A) 02/28/2019 03/19/2019 $2,925 $14,400 $0 05/09/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
3. 03001 Serious 3650(T)(4) 02/28/2019 03/19/2019 $1,440 $14,400 $0 05/09/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  
4. 04001 Serious 3657(J)(1) 02/28/2019 03/19/2019 $18,000 $18,000 $0 05/09/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 113362.015
Event: 08/29/2018
Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries In Fall From Forklift

At 2:30 p.m. on August 29, 2018, Employee #1 and a Coworker, employed by a frami ng construction contractor, were working on the construction of three houses. T he coworker, who was foreman and forklift operator, instructed Employee #1 to cl imb onto the JLG Telescopic Forklift, Model G10-55A, Serial Number 2015103-01, a nd ride it up to remove the outriggers from the three houses. During this opera tion at the second house, Employee #1 was lifted to the roof, where he removed t wo wooden planks from the roof and placed them onto the fork blades, to be used as a work platform. Employee #1 then stood on the two wooden planks and was low ered approximately 5 to 8 feet below the roof eaves to remove the outriggers. A s he removed two outriggers, the forklift moved backward and jerked. Employee # 1 lost his balance and stepped onto the plank beyond the fork blade. The plank tipped over, and Employee #1 fell, a fall height of approximately 15 feet. Empl oyee #1 was transported to the hospital and admitted for treatment of injuries t o his left femur (thighbone), left arm, left wrist, right arm, right wrist, and his back.

Keywords:arm, back, fall, fall protection, forklift, leg, plank, residential construction, riding on equipment, roof outrigger, work platform, wrist

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1349008.015 Hospitalized injury Carpenters
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