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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1214541.015 - Control Air Conditioning Service Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 1214541.015Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 02/28/2017

Control Air Conditioning Service Corporation
1200 E. Washington St.
Colton, CA 92324
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Mailing: 5200 E. La Palma Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92807

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/01/2017
Close Case:11/26/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $36,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $36,000
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $750 $0 $18,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3276(F) 08/15/2017 08/28/2017 $18,000 $18,000 $0 08/29/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 02001 Other 3276(E)(15)(A) 08/15/2017 08/28/2017 $750 $18,000 $0 08/29/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 96937.015Event: 02/23/2017Employee Falls From Ladder And Sustains Multiple Fractures
At 1:19 p.m. (according to the narrative) on February 23, 2017, an employee was working for a plumbing, heating, and air-conditioning contractor. The firm he worked for serviced HVAC systems. He was accessing the roof of a strip mall to service a new tenant's HVAC system. He was using a Werner 6.4-meter (21-foot) ladder to access a fixed ladder attached to the building. He fell off the ladder and sustained serious injuries. He sustained fractures to multiple ribs, his left hand, and his hip. He was hospitalized. His supervisor was not at the site at the time of the incident. At 4:05 p.m. on that same day, a representative of the firm reported that there had been an incident, that the employee was hospitalized from a fall from a ladder. The employee had been working alone at the time of the fall, and that he refused to be interviewed. Issues regarding this fall from elevation were given as placement of the ladder and training.
Keywords: rib, extension ladder, fracture, roof, hip, heat exchanger, hand, ladder, fixed ladder, fall, air conditioner, unstable position, ventilation, untrained
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1214541.015 Hospitalized injury Fracture Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics

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