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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 126062694 - Viacom Outdoor

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 126062694Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 06/05/2003

Viacom Outdoor
6161 W Pico Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7312/Outdoor Advertising Services
NAICS: 541850/Display Advertising
Mailing: 1731 Workman St., Los Angeles, CA 90031

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/05/2003
Close Case:11/13/2003

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201164936Event: 05/30/2003Employee Is Injured In Fall From Ladder
At 9:30 a.m. on May 30, 2003, Employee #1 and three other crew members were working on a two-sided billboard at a worksite in Los Angeles, California. A fixed ladder was located between the signs, allowing access to various levels on the sign. Employee #1, who was on the ladder had to disconnect his fall protection lanyard in order to move from one level to another. As Employee #1 descended, he slipped and fell approximately 25 ft onto a steel deck. He landed on his feet and sustained two fractured ankles, fractured pelvis, and a spinal compression. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, spine, ladder, pelvis, fall, fall protection, advertising sign, ankle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126062694 Hospitalized injury Fracture Helpers, mechanics and repairers

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