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Inspection: 1591050.015 - Westech Systems, Llc.
Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno
Westech Systems, Llc.
467 W. Quincy Ave.
Clovis, CA 93611
827 Jefferson Avenue, Clovis, CA 93612
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 10/13/2022
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||1509(A)||10/13/2022||$11,250||$11,250||$0||12/11/2022||C - Contested|
|2.||02002||Serious||1670(A)||10/13/2022||$25,000||$25,000||$0||12/11/2022||C - Contested|
On April 20, 2022, at 11:54 a.m. an employe was working as a Foreman for a compa ny hired to install a solar energy system on the rooftop of a private residence. The employee was located on the roof while Coworker #1, a Solar Installer, was working on the ground level preparing solar panels for installation. Coworker #2 , also a Solar Installer, was sitting on the peak of the roof taking a break. Co worker #3, another Solar Installer, was also sitting on the peak of the roof nex t to Coworker #2. The employee was measuring the solar panel installation rails near the edge of the roof when he fell 10 feet to the ground below. The employee incurred a serious head injury and was killed.
Keywords:blunt force, blunt force trauma, construction, fall, fall from elevation, fall protection, harness, head, installing, insufficient supervision, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, ppe, ppe hazard as