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Inspection: 1358844.015 - Vahe Benlian/Benlian Bros Construction, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Los Angeles

Nr: 1358844.015Report ID: 0950641Open Date: 11/07/2018

Vahe Benlian/Benlian Bros Construction, Inc.
8724 Ashcroft Avenuenull
West Hollywood, CA 90048
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 236220/Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Mailing: 11715 Andrew Avenuenull, Granada Hills, CA 91344

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/29/2019
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection1380493   Yes
Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 3 5
Current Violations 2 3 5
Initial Penalty $13,160 $0 $0 $390 $0 $13,550
Current Penalty $13,160 $0 $0 $390 $0 $13,550
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509(B) 04/29/2019 $130 $130 $0 05/21/2019 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Other 1512(B) 04/29/2019 06/14/2019 $130 $130 $0 05/21/2019 C - Contested
  3. 01003 Other 3395(I) 04/29/2019 $130 $130 $0 05/21/2019 C - Contested
  4. 02001 Serious 3328(A)(2) 04/29/2019 $10,800 $10,800 $0 05/21/2019 C - Contested
  5. 03001 Serious 3556(A) 04/29/2019 $2,360 $2,360 $0 05/21/2019 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 110783.015Event: 11/07/2018Employee Is Killed When Struck By Portable Grinder
At 9:50 a.m. on November 7, 2018, Employee #1 was holding a shop vacuum while si te foreman Employee #2 was cutting sections of exterior stucco in preparation fo r removal. Employee #1 was standing just to the left of Employee #2, who was p erforming the cutting, when the unguarded Milwaukee portable angle grinder fitte d with a cutting blade bound, kicked back and struck Employee #1 in the lower le ft neck region.
Keywords: blade, grinder, kick back, struck by, unguarded
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1358844.015 Fatality Construction laborers

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