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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1265422.015 - Hologic, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Diego

Nr: 1265422.015Report ID: 0950632Open Date: 09/21/2017

Hologic, Inc.
10210 Genetic Center Dr
San Diego, CA 92121
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 325413/In-Vitro Diagnostic Substance Manufacturing
Mailing: 10210 Genetic Center Dr , San Diego, CA 92121

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/07/2017
Close Case:07/11/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 4 7
Current Violations 2 5 7
Initial Penalty $33,750 $0 $0 $6,075 $0 $39,825
Current Penalty $18,900 $0 $0 $4,195 $0 $23,095
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342(A) 11/07/2017 $3,000 $5,000 $0 12/01/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 01002 Other 3203(B) 11/07/2017 12/13/2017 $300 $375 $0 12/01/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  3. 01003 Other 3203(A) 11/07/2017 12/13/2017 $225 $280 $0 12/01/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  4. 01004 Other 5194(E)(1) 11/07/2017 12/13/2017 $335 $420 $0 12/01/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  5. 02001 Serious 3336(A) 11/07/2017 $900 $9,000 $0 12/01/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  6. 03001 Serious 3336(B) 11/07/2017 11/22/2017 $18,000 $18,000 $0 12/01/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  7. 04001 Other 5162(D) 11/07/2017 $335 $6,750 $0 12/01/2017 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99922.015Event: 05/26/2017Employee Falls From Truck During Loading And Sustains Multip
At 11:15 a.m. on May 26, 2017, an employee was working at a warehouse loading dock using an industrial truck to load a truck. The employee had not engaged the vehicle restraint system which secures the truck to the loading dock (Rite-Hite Dok-Loc vehicle restraint). When the employee attempted to engage the Dok-Loc, the warning light turned red and the audible alarm indicating the lock had not engaged sound. The employee turned off the audible alarm and began loading the truck. Because the Dok-Loc vehicle restraint had not been engaged the truck was not secured against movement during the loading operation and the truck driver had a green light to pull away. At approximately 11:20 AM the employee walked from loading dock #3 onto the back of a truck to place a packing slip on the load inside the truck before the truck pulled away. The truck began to pull away from the loading dock just after the employee had stepped onto the back of it. The employee stated that he tried to fall into the truck, but the truck was moving uphill so the employee jumped and fell off the back of the truck approximately 4 feet to the concrete ground landing on his feet. The employee's knees were injured and the employee's legs buckled and fell to the ground. The employee sustained a complete ACL tear and partial MCL tear to the left knee, a tibia plateau fracture to right leg, a sprain of ACL in right knee. The employee was hospitalized. The employer notified DOSH on 5/27/17 at approximately 3:45 pm, which did not meet the reporting requirement. DOSH opened an inspection on 9/21/17. The employer manufactures and assembles medical testing kits and assays for hospitals and laboratories.
Keywords: restraining device, knee, loading dock, leg, fracture, alarm, truck, fall
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1265422.015 Hospitalized injury Other Laborers, except construction

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