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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1501720.015 - Paulino Guzman

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office


Inspection Nr: 1501720.015
Report ID: 0950635
Open Date: 11/09/2020

Site Address:
Paulino Guzman
220 E. Johnson St., Unit B
Compton, CA 90220

Mailing Address:
315 Northgate Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90063

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 488190/Other Support Activities for Air Transportation

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/20/2021


Close Case:09/20/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1684555
Accident 1796775
Inspection 1553512 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 131373.015
Event: 11/09/2020
Employee Is Killed In Natural Gas Explosion

At 10:55 a.m. on November 9, 2020, an employee and two coworkers were remodeling an attached, single family, single floor home. The remodel included changing ou t the windows, the gas-heated water heater, the floors, the drywall, the bathroo m, and the kitchen. The coworkers were working inside the home and the employee was working in the crawl space when an explosion occurred. Upon hearing and feel ing the explosion, the coworkers ran out of the house and found the employee lyi ng on the ground on the south side of the home approximately 8 feet east of the crawl space. The force of the explosion struck the employee in the chest and hea d region, killing him instantly.

Keywords:blunt force trauma, chest, explosion, head, natural gas, remodel, residential construction, water heater

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1501720.015 Fatality Construction laborers
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