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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 112170923 - Valley Auto Body

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 112170923Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 02/10/1993

Valley Auto Body
6050 Van Nuys Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7532/Top, Body, and Upholstery Repair Shops and Paint Shops

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/22/1993
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:12/09/1993

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5416 C 02/24/1993 03/10/1993 $3,000 $3,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170150635Event: 02/06/1993Employee Burned In Gasoline Fire
Before working on a vehicle, Employee #1, of Valley Auto Body, was draining gasoline from the fuel tank. Employee #1 was siphoning the fuel into an open container when the fuel spilled onto a lighted electric bulb in an extension cord. The bulb shattered and ignited the fuel. Employee #1 suffered third-degree burns about the arms and legs. Skin grafting will be required.
Keywords: burn, automotive repair, work rules, fire, lighting fixture, spill, arm, gasoline, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112170923 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Automobile mechanics

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