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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 126198175 - Servisair

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 126198175Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 06/02/2008

Sierra Service Rd. By Post 5 (Lax Ramp/Cargo Side)
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4512/Air Transportation, Scheduled
NAICS: 481112/Scheduled Freight Air Transportation
Mailing: 7025 W. Imperial Highway, Los Angeles, CA 90045

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/01/2008
Close Case:12/15/2008

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,200 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,200
Current Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3328 B 08/01/2008 10/28/2008 $4,500 $7,200 $0 08/12/2008 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202539060Event: 05/27/2008Employee Is Injured In Fall From Airport Vehicle
On May 27, 2008, two ramp agents, Employee #1 and a coworker, were in a "tug" with an empty baggage container. They were in the proximity of Philippine Airlines, at Los Angeles International Airport, on the Sierra service road, near Post 5. The coworker, who was driving, witnessed Employee #1, the passenger, falling off his seat and slammed on the brakes. Employee #1 fell far enough away from the "tug" to avoid being run over by the wider baggage container (called an LD7) they were towing. Employee #1 sustained a concussion, swelling of the head and right hand, bleeding from the right ear, and bruises to his wrist and shoulders. He was taken to Centinela Hospital and was hospitalized for more than 24 hours. The employer received citations related to safe practices for machinery and equipment.
Keywords: head, shoulder, loss of blood, vehicle, airport, ear, fall, concussion, contusion, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126198175 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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