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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 126128594 - Meyer'S Roofing Co.,Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 126128594Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 03/19/1999

Meyer'S Roofing Co.,Inc.
1773 N. Sichel St.
Los Angeles, CA 90031
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1761/Roofing, Siding, and Sheet Metal Work
Mailing: 5048 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90016

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/30/1999
Close Case:10/14/1999

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362590192    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $700 $0 $700
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $350 $0 $350
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 07/15/1999 07/27/1999 $175 $175 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 1512 B 07/15/1999 07/27/1999 $0 $175 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 3203 B02 07/15/1999 07/27/1999 $0 $175 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Other 342 A 07/15/1999 07/27/1999 $175 $175 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170897979Event: 02/19/1999Employee Fractures Skull In Fall Through Roof
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on February 19, 1999, Employee #1, age 19, of Meyer's Roofing Company, and five coworkers were restoring the roof of an older commercial building in Los Angeles, CA. Employee #1 was inspecting an old 12 ft by 3 ft wooden rafter when it suddenly gave way and he fell 26 ft through the roof to the floor. He suffered a fractured skull and was hospitalized at USC Medical Center. The job foreman stated that Employee #1's weight had caused the rafter to give way, and that the weak rafter had not been noticed before the accident.
Keywords: fracture, head, roof, collapse, construction, rafter, skull, roofer, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126128594 Hospitalized injury Fracture Roofers

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