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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1310890.015 - Emerald Steel, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Foster City District Office

Nr: 1310890.015Report ID: 0950613Open Date: 04/24/2018

Emerald Steel, Inc.
2190 Amherst St.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 238120/Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors
Mailing: 727 66th Ave., Oakland, CA 94621

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/11/2018
Close Case:02/18/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1328933    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,200 $0 $5,200
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,100 $0 $5,100
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) 07/12/2018 08/16/2018 $5,000 $5,000 $0 08/02/2018 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 01002 Other 3395(I)(1) 07/12/2018 08/16/2018 $100 $200 $0 08/02/2018 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 104953.015Event: 02/07/2018Employee Falls Into A Sump Pit And Fractures Thighbone
At 7:30 a.m. on February 7, 2018, Employee #1, employed by a steel erection company, was preparing to mount structural steel columns at a two-story residential building project. He lifted an unmarked and unsecured plywood sheet by putting his weight on one end of the plywood. The plywood tilted upward, and Employee #1 fell into a sump pit, a fall height of approximately 4.5 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, admitted, and treated for a fractured femur (thighbone).
Keywords: steel erection, unsecured panel, erection process, fracture, residential construction, fall protection, fall, thigh, pit, sump tank
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1310890.015 Hospitalized injury Fracture Strctural Iron /& Steel Worker

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