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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 126086586 - Coast Iron And Steel

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 126086586Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 07/03/2002

Coast Iron And Steel
13312 Imperial Highway
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90605
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7312/Outdoor Advertising Services
NAICS: 541850/Display Advertising
Mailing: 12300 East Lakeland Road, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/28/2002
Close Case:04/19/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $14,625 $0 $0 $110 $0 $14,735
Current Penalty $12,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,600
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 08/30/2002 09/25/2002 $0 $110 $0 03/13/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 2946 B02 08/30/2002 09/10/2002 $12,600 $12,600 $0 03/13/2003 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 3. 03001 Serious 3276 A 08/30/2002 09/10/2002 $0 $2,025 $0 03/13/2003 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201795895Event: 07/03/2002Outdoor-Sign Worker Receives Electric Shock, Burns
On July 3, 2002, Employee #1, an outdoor-advertising-sign worker, and a coworker were extracting retaining bars on a billboard located 10 feet, 3 inches from high-voltage public utility power lines rated at 6,900-volts phase-to-ground. The employees were taking down an old sign to put up a new one. The retaining bar was 11 feet 2 inches in length and was constructed of hollow galvanized steel. Employee #1 had been employed by the billboard company for two months and July 3, 2002 was his first day performing these job duties. Employee #1 received an electric shock and sustained second- and third-degree burns over his lower extremities, forearms, torso, and back. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, overhead power line, forearm, torso, back, inexperience, electric shock, advertising sign, foot, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126086586 Hospitalized injury Electric Shock Laborers, except construction

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