Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 126155696 - Emerald Knits

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 126155696Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 12/23/2002

Emerald Knits
824 E 29th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90011
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2311/Men's and Boys' Suits, Coats, and Overcoats

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/30/2003
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:09/13/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362577033    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $205 $0 $18,205
Current Penalty $14,400 $0 $0 $205 $0 $14,605
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A 06/03/2003 07/06/2003 $205 $205 $0 -
Deleted 2. 02001 Serious 3210 A 06/03/2003 06/10/2003 $0 $3,600 $0 03/02/2004 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 03001 Serious 3279 D10 A 06/03/2003 06/13/2003 $14,400 $14,400 $0 03/02/2004 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201164340Event: 12/19/2002Employee Injuries Head After Falling 15 Feet
At 11:14 a.m. on December 19, 2002, Employee #1 was working as a general manager for a garment manufacturing company. He called a maintenance contractor several times to check the leakage of the roof, but the contractor did not show up. Employee #1 arranged to get to roof #1 by a lift jack. He unfolded an 8-foot aluminum portable step ladder, leaned the ladder against the building, and then climbed it to check the water leakage in the building on roof #2. Roof #1 is 11- ft. 9-in. high and roof #2 is 19 ft, 4 in. high, with a gap of 2 ft. 8 in. between roof #1 and roof # 2. While Employee #1 was standing on the ladder and checking the roof, the ladder slid and he fell 15 feet through the gap between the two roofs. Employee #1 was hospitalized with a head injury, including 36 stitches on his head and a concussion. The ladder was thrown away by the employer after the accident.
Keywords: head, roof, work rules, ladder, laceration, fall, concussion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126155696 Hospitalized injury Concussion Managers and administrators, n.e.c

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close