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Inspection: 126155480 - Yhj Inc Dba Regency Painting & Construction

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 126155480Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 03/22/2005

Yhj Inc Dba Regency Painting & Construction
1148 So Crenshaw Bl.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1799/Special Trade Contractors, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 238320/Painting and Wall Covering Contractors
Mailing: 1056 S. Manhattan Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90019

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/18/2005
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)Close Case:12/08/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $13,950 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $18,950
Current Penalty $3,600 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $8,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 08/18/2005 08/23/2005 $5,000 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 02001 Serious 1675 J 08/18/2005 08/23/2005 $1,800 $10,800 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 03001 Serious 3276 A01 08/18/2005 08/23/2005 $1,800 $3,150 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201166766Event: 03/08/2005Employee Receives Injuries In Fall From Ladder
At approximately 10:30 a.m. on March 8, 2005, Employee #1 was painting the roof of a motel complex from an unsecured 8-ft aluminum ladder. He had positioned himself on the fifth rung of the ladder when the ladder slipped and fell. Employee #1 fell off the ladder and from an elevated structure, falling approximately 15-ft to a concrete surface. The impact of his fall caused loss of consciousness and difficulty in breathing. Emergency medical personnel transported him to a local medical center, where he received medical attention for severe head trauma and scalp laceration. The employee was in a coma for five days. Once he awoke, he was hospitalized for a month for additional medical treatment and care. The causal factor that lead to the accident was not securing the ladder while in use, which is contrary to the manufacturer's recommendation.
Keywords: head, unsecured, ladder, fall, concussion, painter
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126155480 Hospitalized injury Concussion Painters, construction and maintenance

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