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Inspection: 1497097.015 - Vector Resources, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office
Vector Resources, Inc.
9200 Valley View
Cypress, CA 90630
20917 Higgins Court, Torrance, CA 90501
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 237130/Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 04/28/2021
|#||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)||04/29/2021||05/18/2021||$5,000||$5,000||$0||07/25/2021||C - Contested|
|2.||01002||Other||3203(A)||04/29/2021||05/18/2021||$900||$900||$0||07/25/2021||C - Contested|
|3.||02001||Serious||3276||04/29/2021||05/18/2021||$22,500||$22,500||$0||07/25/2021||C - Contested|
At 12:00 p.m. on October 9, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a power and communica tion line construction company, was using an extension ladder at a job site. Th e rung locks on the fly section of the ladder failed, and the employee fell, a f all height of approximately 5 feet. Employee #1 sustained a traumatic head inju ry and was killed. During the subsequent investigation, the corporate risk mana ger stated that the extension ladder was defective and did not belong to the com pany.
Keywords:blunt force trauma, construction, equipment failure, extension ladder, fall, fall protection, head, locking pins, struck against
|1||1497097.015||Fatality||Communications equipment operators, n.e.c.|