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Inspection: 1215216.015 - Vpet Usa Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 1215216.015Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 03/06/2017

Vpet Usa Inc
12925-B Marlay Avenuenull
Fontana, CA 92337
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 326160/Plastics Bottle Manufacturing
Mailing: 12925-B Marlay Avenuenull, Fontana, CA 92337

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/07/2017
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection1215273 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4 8
Current Violations 4 4 8
Initial Penalty $60,185 $0 $0 $2,150 $0 $62,335
Current Penalty $60,185 $0 $0 $2,150 $0 $62,335
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 43000029 B03 08/07/2017 08/25/2017 $375 $375 $0 09/11/2017 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Other 461(A) 08/07/2017 $375 $375 $0 09/11/2017 C - Contested
  3. 01003 Other 3203(A) 08/07/2017 $465 $465 $0 09/11/2017 C - Contested
  4. 01004 Other 3380(F) 08/07/2017 08/25/2017 $935 $935 $0 09/11/2017 C - Contested
  5. 02001 Serious 3212(A)(2)(A) 08/07/2017 08/17/2017 $16,875 $16,875 $0 11/09/2017 C - Contested
  6. 03001 Serious 3212(E) 08/07/2017 08/17/2017 $16,875 $16,875 $0 11/09/2017 C - Contested
  7. 04001 Serious 3385(A) 08/07/2017 $8,435 $8,435 $0 09/11/2017 C - Contested
  8. 05001 Serious 3203(A)(7)(B) 08/07/2017 08/17/2017 $18,000 $18,000 $0 09/11/2017 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 93679.015Event: 03/06/2017Employee Falls 25 Feet Off Of Fixed Ladder And Is Killed
At 1:22 p.m. on March 6, 2017, Employee #1, a temporary employee, and a coworker were preparing to go up to the roof to install mesh nylon cloth around the skyl ights that had holes and cracks. The two employees were using a 30 foot fixed ca ged metal ladder located in a hatchway in the southeast corner of the warehouse section of the facility. The coworker went up on the roof via the hatchway openi ng, carrying all of the repair materials and tools. Employee #1 did not come up the ladder, so the coworker went back to the opening to try to see where he was. The coworker heard loud banging noises and shaking of the ladder cage, like som ething was hitting its walls. As the coworker looked down through the hatchway o pening, Employee #1 was laying on the floor by the ladder in a pool of blood. Em ployee #1 had fallen approximately 25 feet through the caged 30 foot metal ladde r. The coworker called for help and emergency medical services responded. Employ ee #1 sustained head trauma and skull fractures and was pronounced dead at the s cene. Upon questioning, the employer did not provide training and instruction to Employee #1 on the safe use of ladders, climbing and working on ladders, user's position, points of contact with the ladder and factors contributing to falls.
Keywords: fall, fracture, head, ladder, roof, skull, skylight, struck against, untrained
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1215216.015 Fatality Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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