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Inspection: 120319363 - California Exteriors Roofing Contractors, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 120319363Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 05/17/2004

California Exteriors Roofing Contractors, Inc.
7615 Valmont St.
Tujunga, CA 91042
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1761/Roofing, Siding, and Sheet Metal Work
NAICS: 238160/Roofing Contractors
Mailing: 11190 Penrose St., Sun Valley, CA 91352

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/05/2004
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:10/21/2006
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $135 $0 $135
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $135 $0 $135
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509 A 11/05/2004 12/08/2004 $135 $135 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201117918Event: 05/12/2004Employee Is Paralyzed After Fall From A Roof
On May 12, 2004, Employee #1 was working on a roof with two coworkers, one of whom was the foreman. They were on the roof tearing off roofing shingles and paper. The height of the roof was 9 ft in the back, 13 ft on the side next to the carport, and 12 ft in the front of the house. The pitch was less than 4-12. Employee #1 was located at the back portion of the house and was using a pick. One of the coworkers was approximately 5 ft away and indicated that he saw Employee #1 before he fell. The coworker indicated Employee #1 was bending over removing the roofing materials near the edge of the roof when he saw Employee #1 fell off the roof. Employee #1 was hospitalized with a broken right hand and brain damage. He was paralyzed on his left side and received therapy.
Keywords: fracture, head, paralysis, roof, roofer, fall, concussion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 120319363 Hospitalized injury Concussion Roofers

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