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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 126058973 - Sunset Carburators

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 126058973Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 08/20/2002

Sunset Carburators
966 N. Vendome St.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7539/Automotive Repair Shops, Not Elsewhere Classified

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/17/2003
Close Case:11/06/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362583023    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 5 7
Current Violations 2 5 7
Initial Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $750 $0 $6,150
Current Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $750 $0 $6,150
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 461 A 01/24/2003 03/13/2003 $250 $250 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 560 A01 01/24/2003 03/13/2003 $125 $125 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 3203 A 01/24/2003 03/13/2003 $125 $125 $0 -
  4. 01004 Other 3320 01/24/2003 03/13/2003 $125 $125 $0 -
  5. 01005 Other 3366 A 01/24/2003 03/13/2003 $125 $125 $0 -
  6. 02001 Serious 23400017 A 01/24/2003 02/07/2003 $2,700 $2,700 $0 -
  7. 03001 Serious 6151 C04 01/24/2003 02/07/2003 $2,700 $2,700 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201164084Event: 08/12/2002Employee Is Killed When Struck By Flying Object
At approximately 10:51 a.m. on August 12, 2002, Employee #1 reinstalled a carburetor on an automobile and was increasing the engine speed to see how the carburetor was functioning. He leaned over the engine and a blade of the fan broke and struck him in the armpit, causing him to bleed profusely. He was transported to a hospital, but died en route from loss of blood.
Keywords: fan blade, repair, automotive repair, loss of blood, mechanic, laceration, struck by, flying object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126058973 Fatality Cut/Laceration Automobile mechanics

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