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Inspection: 126159789 - Bickerton Iron Works Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 126159789Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 09/10/2007

Bickerton Iron Works Inc
717 W. Olympic Bl.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1791/Structural Steel Erection
NAICS: 238120/Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors
Mailing: 22118 S. Vermont Ave., Torrance, CA 90502

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/12/2007
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)Close Case:10/12/2007

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201169174Event: 08/28/2007Employee Injured In Fall When Scaffold Plank Shifts
At approximately 8:15 a.m. on August 28, 2007, Employee #1, working for a steel fabrication and erection contractor, was on an overhead beam on the north wall of the 27th floor. He was moving off the ledge onto a scaffold plank when the board shifted as he stepped on it. Employee #1 lost his balance and fell 13 ft 6 in. to the floor below. He sustained injuries that required hospitalization. Employee #1 had personal fall protection equipment, but he was not tied off at the time of the accident.
Keywords: unsecured, work rules, walking on plank, construction, fall, fall protection, lost balance, tie-off, scaffold, scaffolding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126159789 Hospitalized injury Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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