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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 126130459 - La County Fire Dept

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 126130459Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 07/08/1998

La County Fire Dept
3325 Temple Ave.
Pomona, CA 91766
Union Status: Union
SIC: 8049/Offices and Clinics of Health Practitioners, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 1320 Northeastern Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90063

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:LocalGovt
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/25/1998
Close Case:01/10/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362621773    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3203 A07 F 11/25/1998 12/18/1998 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201791589Event: 05/29/1998Employee Burned During Live-Fire Training Exercise
On May 29, 1998, Employee #1 was conducting a live-fire exercise at the Pomona Training Facility, Pomona, CA. The employee attempted to set a car on fire, but was not thoroughly familiar with the procedure. An explosion occurred when the employee used too much fuel and too strong of a detonating device. After the explosion, Employee #1 was hospitalized with second-degree burns to his chest, back, and arms.
Keywords: burn, chest, firefighter, flammable liquid, work rules, fire, back, explosion, arm
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126130459 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Firefighting occupations

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