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Inspection: 126102375 - Uc Los Angeles - Facilities

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 126102375Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 04/02/2002

Uc Los Angeles - Facilities
501 Westwood Plaza, 4th. Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Union Status: Union
SIC: 8221/Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
Mailing: 501 Westwood Plaza, 4th Floor,Box 951605, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:StateGovt
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:05/31/2002
Close Case:03/04/2004

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362567679    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $21,600 $0 $0 $600 $0 $22,200
Current Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $1,000 $0 $6,400
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A07 09/11/2002 10/11/2002 $200 $200 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 342 A 09/11/2002 09/16/2002 $400 $400 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 1670 A 09/11/2002 09/30/2002 $400 $3,600 $0 03/27/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 03001 Serious 3276 A03 09/11/2002 09/30/2002 $5,400 $18,000 $0 03/27/2003 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 126102375Event: 03/22/2002Employee Fractures Hip When Step Ladder Collapses
At approximately 5:30 p.m. on March 22, 2002, Employee #1 was carrying a 130 pound valve up an 8 ft fiberglass step ladder marked Facilities BA12. He was carrying it to an elevation of 11 ft under a ceiling to install it into the water plumbing system. A coworker was sitting on the top of a metal deck 11 ft high waiting for Employee #1 to bring up the valve. As he was climbing the step ladder, he was holding the valve on his right shoulder with his right hand and holding the ladder with his left hand. When he was on the third or fourth step from the top of the ladder, the ladder collapsed. He fell and fractured his right hip and was hospitalized.
Keywords: fracture, collapse, stepladder, ladder, valve, fall, hip
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126102375 Hospitalized injury Fracture Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices

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