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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1335644.015 - Los Angeles County Fire Department

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 1335644.015Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 08/01/2018

Los Angeles County Fire Department
35100 Anthony Rd.Null
Agua Dulce, CA 91390
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 922160/Fire Protection
Mailing: 1255 Corporate Center Dr., #402null, Monterey Park, CA 91754

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:12/03/2018
Close Case:04/20/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $3,000 $0 $0 $21,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $1,500 $1,800 $0 $3,300
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Repeat 3395(I)(4) 12/03/2018 01/07/2019 $1,500 $3,000 $0 01/22/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order
  2. 02001 Other 3395(F)(2)(A) 12/03/2018 12/20/2018 $1,800 $18,000 $0 01/22/2019 O - Administrative Law Judge Order

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 111423.015Event: 06/04/2018Firefighter Sustains Heat Exhaustion, Dehydration, And Kidne
At 5:30 p.m. on June 4, 2018, an employee was working for a large urban county f ire department. He had had a strenuous workout in the morning. Following that, h e was called to a wildland fire to supervise a crew performing line construction . He was performing strenuous work in hot weather near a wildland fire. Early in his shift, the employee did not feel well. He continued working, taking periodi c breaks, for another four to five hours. At that point, he notified his supervi sor by radio that he was feeling ill. The employee was experiencing cramping, na usea, and vomiting. He had sustained heat illness. His symptoms included heat ex haustion, dehydration, and acute kidney failure. His illness was due to his over exertion and his exposure to high heat and dehydration. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: fire, fire brigade, fire brigade/department, heat exhaustion, high temperature, kidney, nausea, vomit
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1335644.015 Hospitalized injury Firefighting occupations

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