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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 4 5
Current Violations 1 4 5
Initial Penalty $625 $0 $0 $560 $0 $1,185
Current Penalty $625 $0 $0 $560 $0 $1,185
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 12/03/1997 01/05/1998 $185 $185 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 1509 B 12/03/1997 01/05/1998 $125 $125 $0 -
  3. 01003 Other 3664 A 12/03/1997 12/13/1997 $125 $125 $0 -
  4. 01004 Other 3661 C 12/03/1997 12/20/1997 $125 $125 $0 -
  5. 02001 Serious 4999 B01 12/03/1997 12/13/1997 $625 $625 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170894968 Event: 10/21/1997Employee'S Leg Injured When Struck By Iron Beam
On October 21, 1997, Employee #1, an iron worker for Bethany Building Systems, was part of a crew erecting a multi-purpose building. They were using an 8,000 lb capacity forklift to lift a 26 ft long by 2 1/2 ft wide column. The were moving the 580 lb iron beam from a horizontal to a vertical position, but there was too much slack in the chain between the column and the forklift. Employee #1 went over to the beam and was repositioning the chain when the column fell over and struck his left thigh. He sustained multiple contusions and was transported to Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, CA, where he was treated and released.
Keywords: chain, unsecured, iron worker, construction, industrial truck, mech mat handling, struck by, contusion, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126209485 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Structural metal workers

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