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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1292283.015 - West Coast Drywall & Company Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Diego

Nr: 1292283.015Report ID: 0950632Open Date: 01/31/2018

West Coast Drywall & Company Inc
201 Park Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92101
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 238310/Drywall and Insulation Contractors
Mailing: 1610 W Linden St., Riverside, CA 92507

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/26/2018
Close Case:07/25/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1306425    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 2 7
Current Violations 5 2 7
Initial Penalty $85,500 $0 $0 $1,395 $0 $86,895
Current Penalty $40,050 $0 $0 $1,395 $0 $41,445
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) 07/26/2018 $795 $795 $0 08/08/2018 J - ALJ Decision
  2. 01002 Other 1637(B)(6) 07/26/2018 $600 $600 $0 08/08/2018 J - ALJ Decision
  3. 02001 Serious 1637(B)(2)(E) 07/26/2018 $1,350 $13,500 $0 08/08/2018 J - ALJ Decision
  4. 03001 Serious 1637(B)(4) 07/26/2018 $1,350 $13,500 $0 08/08/2018 J - ALJ Decision
  5. 04001 Serious 1637(C) 07/26/2018 $1,350 $13,500 $0 08/08/2018 J - ALJ Decision
  6. 05001 Serious 1637(K)(2) 07/26/2018 $18,000 $22,500 $0 08/08/2018 J - ALJ Decision
  7. 06001 Serious 1637(M) 07/26/2018 $18,000 $22,500 $0 08/08/2018 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 105499.015Event: 01/31/2018Three Employees Are Injured In Fall When Scaffold Collapses
At 1:30 p.m. on January 31, 2018, Employees #1, #2, and #3, and Coworkers #1 and #2, employed by a drywall construction company, were preparing to install drywall to the ceiling of a pool party room, part of a multiemployer construction project, a new multifamily residential building. They were on a scaffold platform that had been loaded with approximately 30 sheets of 4 by 8 drywall, each weighing approximately 85 pounds. Also on the platform were a superintendent for the general contractor and a foreman for the framing contractor. The center of the platform collapsed over the scaffold's center truss, and Employees #1, #2, and #3 fell with the falling scaffold planks, a fall height of approximately 13 feet. Emergency services were called, and the three employees were transported to the hospital. Employees #1 and #2 sustained ankle fractures that required hospitalization. Employee #3 was treated and released.
Keywords: scaffold collapse, fracture, residential construction, scaffold, installing, falling object, work platform, ankle, fall, ceiling
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1292283.015 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Drywall installers
2 1292283.015 Hospitalized injury Fracture Drywall installers

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