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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1372705.015 - The Herrick Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Bakersfield District Office


Inspection Nr: 1372705.015
Report ID: 0950647
Open Date: 01/12/2019

Site Address:
The Herrick Corporation
1900 Petrol Rd.
Bakersfield, CA 93308

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 8429, Stockton, CA 95208

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 238120/Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/17/2019


Close Case:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1416417
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 2 5
Current Violations 3 2 5
Initial Penalty $47,810 $0 $0 $840 $0 $48,650
Current Penalty $47,810 $0 $0 $840 $0 $48,650
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 1514(D) 07/12/2019 $420 $420 $0 07/15/2019 C - Contested  
2. 01002 Other 1670(L) 07/12/2019 $420 $420 $0 07/15/2019 C - Contested  
3. 02001 Serious 1670(F) 07/12/2019 07/24/2019 $22,500 $22,500 $0 07/15/2019 C - Contested  
4. 03001 Serious 1670(B)(19) 07/12/2019 $8,435 $8,435 $0 07/15/2019 C - Contested  
5. 04001 Serious 1710(Q) 07/12/2019 07/24/2019 $16,875 $16,875 $0 07/15/2019 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 112806.015
Event: 01/12/2019
Employee Falls From Steel Structure And Is Killed

At 2:32 p.m. on January 12, 2019, an employee had welded a steel post to the upp ermost beam on a steel structure. The employee was wearing a deteriorated safety retractable system that had not been removed from service. During the fall, th e fall arrest system failed and the employee was killed. The employee fell 48 fe et to the ground.

Keywords:equipment failure, fall, fall protection, welding

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1372705.015 Fatality Structural metal workers
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