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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 112204466 - Dwb Construction

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 112204466Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 03/08/1991

Dwb Construction
9347 Rush St.
South El Monte, CA 91733
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1541/General Contractors-Industrial Buildings and Warehouses
Mailing: 20702 El Toro Rd., Suite 27, El Toro, CA 92630

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/08/1991
Close Case:07/17/1991

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 1513 A 04/08/1991 11/13/1990 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 1523 04/08/1991 11/23/1990 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170154751Event: 11/16/1990Employee Contracts Tetanus After Stepping On Drill Bit
At approximately 7:30 p.m. on November 13, 1990, Employee #1 was finishing the cement on a curb when he stepped on a sharp piece of broken drill bit that was embedded and protruding from the poured concrete. The drill bit penetrated approximately 1 in. into his left foot. He removed his left shoe and sock and found that there was no bleeding. He then put his sock and shoe back on, removed the protruding piece of drill bit, and resumed work. Approximately 3 weeks later, he felt pain and soreness around his wound and could not move his jaw. On December 28, 1990, he was admitted to Parkview Community Hospital in Riverside, CA. He was confined and kept in the ICU for treatment of tetanus, lock-jaw, and pneumonia. The employer was cited for violation of T8CCR 1573 (a) and 1523.
Keywords: concrete form work, work rules, construction, cementing, housekeeping, foot, puncture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112204466 Hospitalized injury Puncture Concrete and terrazzo finishers

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