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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 126028620 - Tri Steel Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 126028620Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 01/06/1999

Tri Steel Corporation
Copper Hill Dr.
Valencia, CA 91355
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1791/Structural Steel Erection
Mailing: 207 E. Terrace Way, Bakersfield, CA 93307

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/04/1999
Close Case:06/11/1999

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362286809    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $445 $0 $445
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $445 $0 $445
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509 C 03/17/1999 04/05/1999 $110 $110 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 1710 G02 03/17/1999 03/29/1999 $335 $335 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201111499Event: 12/17/1998Employee Injured In Fall From Bridge
On December 17, 1998, Employee #1, an iron worker employed by Tri-Steel Corporation, was working at the construction site of the Copper Hill Drive Bridge. The iron worker stepped down to a work platform that had been installed between the bridge spans to tie iron between the spans. When the employee got on the platform, one of the 4-ft by 8-ft braces under the plywood platform broke and the iron worker fell approximately 20 feet to the dry river bottom. He suffered a broken left elbow and right wrist. Employee #1 was transported to the Henry Mayo Hospital for emergency treatment.
Keywords: fracture, protective clothing, iron worker, construction, equipment failure, fall, bridge, elbow, work surface, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126028620 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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