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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111865390 - Gannett Outdoor

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Sacramento

Nr: 111865390Report ID: 0950621Open Date: 08/29/1991

Gannett Outdoor
I-80 At Marconi
Sacramento, CA 95815
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7312/Outdoor Advertising Services
Mailing: 1695 East Shore Highway, Berkley, CA 94710

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/29/1991
Close Case:06/28/1994

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
Current Penalty $2,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509 D 10/25/1991 11/05/1991 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 1675 J 10/25/1991 08/25/1991 $2,000 $2,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 959759Event: 08/23/1991Employee Injured In Fall From Ladder
At approximately 11:00 a.m. on August 25, 1991, Employee #1 was using a specially-designed extension ladder to post a billboard in Sacramento. Instead of securing the ladder to the platform at the bottom of the billboard, Employee #1 used a device to tie the base section of the ladder to the top section, which hooks over the top of the billboard. The tie holding the two sections of the ladder came loose, and Employee #1 and the bottom section of the ladder fell 22 ft to the ground. Employee #1 suffered a broken foot and two compression fractures of the spine.
Keywords: fracture, extension ladder, spine, ladder, fall, advertising sign, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111865390 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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