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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 111982716 - Instrument Technology International

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 111982716Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 03/11/1992

Instrument Technology International
5100 East Jurupa Street
Ontario, CA 91761
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
Mailing: P O Box 4766, Houston, TX 77210

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/31/1992
Close Case:04/16/1992

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3212 A01 03/31/1992 03/31/1992 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3272 B 03/31/1992 04/07/1992 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170192173Event: 03/02/1992Employee'S Ankle Fractured By Stepping Into Floor Opening
At or about 1:00 p.m. on March 2, 1992, Employee #1 and his foreman, of Instrument Technology International, were preparing for a shutdown of the machinery. Employee #1 was walking east to west through a maintenance walkway. Steam in the paper production area fogged his glasses and, consequently, reduced his visibility as he stepped into a floor opening (trough), 5 in. wide by 28 in. long, located at the west end. Employee #1 lost his balance and fractured his right ankle. He was taken to Ontario Community Hospital in Ontario, CA, for treatment. Employee #1 had worked for this company for 1 1/2 months and was an experienced instrument fitter. A general citation of T8CCR 3212(a)(1) was issued to Instrument Technology International.
Keywords: fracture, construction, steam, walking surface, trough, floor opening, lost balance, ankle, inattention, poor visibility
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111982716 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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