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Inspection: 119822997 - Vans Equipment & Repair Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Pico Rivera

Nr: 119822997Report ID: 0950642Open Date: 10/30/2002

Vans Equipment & Repair Inc
6140 Alcoa
Vernon, CA 90058
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7538/General Automotive Repair Shops
NAICS: 811111/General Automotive Repair

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/26/2003
Close Case:09/13/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101052900    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 5 8
Current Violations 1 7 8
Initial Penalty $32,400 $0 $0 $2,475 $0 $34,875
Current Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $500 $0 $14,900
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 02/26/2003 03/31/2003 $200 $275 $0 04/01/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A 02/26/2003 03/31/2003 $100 $550 $0 04/01/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 23400021 02/26/2003 03/31/2003 $0 $550 $0 04/01/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Other 23400022 A 02/26/2003 03/31/2003 $0 $550 $0 04/01/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005 Other 23400023 02/26/2003 03/31/2003 $100 $550 $0 04/01/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 02001 Other 4838 A 02/26/2003 03/08/2003 $100 $7,200 $0 04/01/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 03001 Other 3314 F 02/26/2003 03/08/2003 $0 $7,200 $0 04/01/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  8. 04001 Serious 3314 A 02/26/2003 03/08/2003 $14,400 $18,000 $0 04/01/2003 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201056868Event: 10/17/2002Employee Injured When Adjusting Lift Gate
On October 17, 2002, Employee #1, a mechanic/welder with Van's Equipment and Repair, was adjusting the speed of a lift gate attached to the back of a van type truck. The lifting mechanism activated, possibly due to work performed on its electrical wiring, and crushed him. Employee #1 was hospitalized at County USC Medical Center for a pelvis injury. The accident was caused by failure to lock out the power source or block out the mechanical components prior to repair work.
Keywords: mechanic, welder, lockout, crushed, truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 119822997 Hospitalized injury Other Automobile mechanics

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