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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $8,100 $0 $0 $125 $0 $8,225
Current Penalty $2,250 $0 $0 $125 $0 $2,375
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509 A 09/08/2003 10/01/2003 $125 $125 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 1675 J 09/08/2003 09/11/2003 $2,250 $8,100 $0 04/20/2004 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201164779 Event: 04/22/2003Employee Injures Right Leg In Fall From Extension Ladder
At approximately 4:45 p.m., on April 22, 2003, Employee #1, a general laborer, was injured when he fell from a extension ladder at a residence at 1509 Blythe Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90046. He was carrying an open tarp up the ladder in order to place it on the roof. It was a windy day and as he positioned his right foot on the third rung of the ladder and his left on the roof edge, he felt the ladder being to slip. He attempted to grab onto the roof, but failed to so do, and fell approximately nine feet onto the concrete floor. He was transported by emergency personnel to UCLA Westwood Hospital where he underwent surgery on his right leg and was hospitalized for three weeks.
Keywords: concrete slab, extension ladder, roof, fall, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126156132 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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