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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1243997.015 - Sunset Painting, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Diego

Nr: 1243997.015Report ID: 0950632Open Date: 07/01/2017

Sunset Painting, Inc.
872 Eastlake Parkway
Chula Vista, CA 91915
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238320/Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
Mailing: P O Box 301058, Escondido, CA 92030

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/09/2017
Close Case:02/05/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 6 7
Current Violations 1 6 7
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $6,675 $0 $24,675
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $4,425 $0 $22,425
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) 11/15/2017 $2,750 $5,000 $0 11/29/2017 -
  2. 01002 Other 3203(B)(1) 11/15/2017 $275 $275 $0 11/29/2017 Z - Issued
  3. 01003 Other 1509(A) 11/15/2017 12/20/2017 $410 $410 $0 11/29/2017 Z - Issued
  4. 01004 Other 1512(B) 11/15/2017 12/13/2017 $305 $305 $0 11/29/2017 Z - Issued
  5. 01005 Other 1512(I) 11/15/2017 12/13/2017 $275 $275 $0 11/29/2017 Z - Issued
  6. 01006 Other 3276(F) 11/15/2017 12/13/2017 $410 $410 $0 11/29/2017 Z - Issued
  7. 02001 Serious 1637(A) 11/15/2017 $18,000 $18,000 $0 11/29/2017 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 96764.015Event: 05/22/2017Employee Falls From Ladder And Later Dies
At 11:00 a.m. on May 22, 2017, an employee was removing a round metal sign from the outside of a twostory building. Other employees were painting curbs on the other side of the parking lot. The employee accessed the metal sign by erecting a 24 foot aluminum extension ladder, and leaned it against the side of the building just to the east of the building's double glass doors. He used a Milwaukee Sawzall reciprocating power saw to cut the bolts or rivets holding the sign onto the side of the building. During the cutting, the employee fell 16 feet to the concrete sidewalk where he'd spread a drop cloth. A witness sitting in his car waiting to pick up his wife noticed the employee was struggling on the ladder with the saw and the sign. As the sign broke free from the wall, the employee fell about 16 feet. He suffered multiple fractures and dislocations to both arms, fractured ribs, facial and cranial fractures, fractured vertebrae in his neck, and hematoma. The employee was hospitalized and underwent surgery; however, he died on July 1, 2017 from a pulmonary embolism received due his injuries and lack of mobility following release from the hospital.
Keywords: saw, fall protection, ladder, falling object, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1243997.015 Fatality Cut/Laceration Painters, construction and maintenance

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