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Inspection: 1591050.015 - Westech Systems, Llc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno


Inspection Nr: 1591050.015
Report ID: 0950625
Date Opened: 04/20/2022

Site Address:
Westech Systems, Llc.
467 W. Quincy Ave.
Clovis, CA 93611

Mailing Address:
827 Jefferson Avenue, Clovis, CA 93612

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/13/2022


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1886982
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $36,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $36,250
Current Penalty $36,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $36,250
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# 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  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 145615.015
Event: 04/20/2022
Employee Installing Solar System Is Killed In Fall From Roof

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

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1591050.015 Fatality Construction Laborer
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