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Inspection: 1505381.015 - Raymond - San Diego, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: San Diego Area Office
Raymond - San Diego, Inc.
68960 E Palm Canyon Dr.
Cathedral City, CA 92234
520 West Walnut Ave, Orange, CA 92868
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238310/Drywall and Insulation Contractors
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 12/07/2020
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19260020 B02||05/12/2021||05/24/2021||$9,557||$9,557||$0||05/19/2021||C - Contested|
|2.||01002||Serious||19260021 B02||05/12/2021||05/24/2021||$9,557||$9,557||$0||05/19/2021||C - Contested|
At 5:20 a.m. on December 7, 2020, Employee #1 and three coworkers, employed by a company subcontracted to do painting for a new casino, were tasked with priming and painting the electronic gate at the loading dock. Each leaf of the gate me asured approximately 24 feet by 9 feet and weighed approximately 3,000 pounds. However, the gate was not complete, and it was missing the safety controls, incl uding the motor (Heavy Duty SL-175 DC Slide Gate Operator) and chain that would prevent it from being pulled past the wheel guide end point. The employer did n ot conduct an inspection of the loading dock gate prior to the gate being pulled out for painting and priming. In preparation for painting, the four employees p ulled out the gate. When the gate overextended past the wheel guide end point, it began to wobble. The employees lost control of the gate, which fell, strikin g and crushing Employee #1.
Keywords:blunt force trauma, construction, crushed, falling object, hazard communication, inspecting, loading dock, lost control, material handling, overturn, paint, painter, struck by, unguarded