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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 301330312 - Kmart Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office


Inspection Nr: 301330312
Report ID: 0950644
Open Date: 08/07/2003

Site Address:
Kmart Corporation
333 S. Hacienda Blvd.
Industry, CA 91745

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 452112/Discount Department Stores

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/19/2003


Close Case:09/19/2006

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 362591885
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $5,600 $0 $11,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,900 $0 $5,900
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# 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 08/19/2003 08/22/2003 $5,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Other 3278 08/19/2003 09/12/2003 $300 $600 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 02001 Other 3210 A 08/19/2003 09/12/2003 $600 $5,400 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201797115
Event: 07/29/2003
Employee Falls From A Ladder And Fractures His Hip

At approximately 8:30 p.m. on July 29, 2003, Employee #1, weighing 225 pounds, was using a Davidson household 6 ft step ladder, Type II, with a load capacity of 299 pounds. He was replacing fluorescent light bulbs under a canopy at the front of the store with a coworker. He replaced approximately 20 bulbs while standing on the third step and was descending the ladder. He either lost his balance or missed a step and fell backwards with the ladder. He was not carrying anything and landed on his right hip fracturing it. Employee #1 was hospitalized and his hip was replaced.

Keywords:fracture, stepladder, ladder, slip, fall, lost balance, hip, inattention

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301330312 Hospitalized injury Fracture Management related occupations, n.e.c.
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