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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111890554 - Valley Refrigeration Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Modesto

Nr: 111890554Report ID: 0950624Open Date: 09/21/1992

Valley Refrigeration Inc
16900 W Shulte Rd
Tracy, CA 95376
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1711/Plumbing, Heating and Air-Conditioning
Mailing: 4878 Pasadena Ave, Sacramento, CA 95841

Inspection Type:Complaint
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/09/1992
Close Case:02/13/1994

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Complaint75468553 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $150 $0 $3,150
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $150 $0 $3,150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 12/03/1992 09/19/1972 $100 $100 $0 01/28/1993 -
  2. 01002 Other 1629 C03 12/03/1992 09/19/1992 $50 $50 $0 01/28/1993 -
  3. 02001 Serious 1637 A 12/03/1992 09/19/1992 $3,000 $3,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 956862Event: 09/21/1992Employee Breaks Hip/Wrist In Fall From Grating
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on June 22, 1992, Employee #1, of Valley Refrigeration, was working with a crew at a warehouse construction site in the refrigeration building. Apparently he was trying to position rigging used to install a surge drum. The grating Employee #1 was standing on was not tacked down (welded into place) and it slipped out. Employee #1 fell, breaking his left hip and wrist. The employer was cited for not providing a scaffold, ladder, or safe platform. The platform Employee #1 was using was not solid construction as required.
Keywords: fracture, rigging, unsecured, work rules, slip, construction, grating, fall, hip, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111890554 Hospitalized injury Fracture Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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