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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1244071.015 - R.F. Macdonald Company

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 1244071.015Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 06/30/2017

R.F. Macdonald Company
2525 Mcgawnull
Irvine, CA 92614
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 423720/Plumbing and Heating Equipment and Supplies (Hydronics) Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 10261 Matern Placenull, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/27/2017
Close Case:09/20/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,870 $0 $1,870
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,200 $0 $1,200
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Other 3203(A) 12/21/2017 01/26/2018 $185 $185 $0 02/05/2018 D - Govt Dismissed
Deleted 2. 01002 Other 3203(B)(2) 12/21/2017 01/26/2018 $185 $185 $0 02/05/2018 D - Govt Dismissed
  3. 01003 Other 3314(H)(2)(D) 12/21/2017 01/26/2018 $600 $750 $0 02/05/2018 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Other 3314(K) 12/21/2017 01/26/2018 $600 $750 $0 02/05/2018 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 96775.015Event: 06/23/2017Two Employees Areare Burned In Flash Fire While Replacing R
At 1:15 p.m. on June 23, 2017, two employees were replacing a gas line on a cust omers backup boiler. They had begun to work on the gas line and were loosening the flange where the new regulator would be installed when gas started to escap e through the opening. The service person used a corded power tool to quickly r e-tighten the bolts on the flange when the escaped gas flashed. The two employ ees suffered flash burns to their face, arms and neck. One employee was hospita lized.
Keywords: arm, boiler, burn, explosion, face, gas, neck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1244071.015 Non Hospitalized injury Boilermakers
2 1244071.015 Hospitalized injury Boilermakers

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