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Inspection: 1375889.015 - A Spec Racing

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 1375889.015Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 02/01/2019

A Spec Racing
21354 Nordhoff St., Unit 104
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 336390 
Mailing: 21354 Nordhoff St., Unit 104, Chatsworth, CA 91311

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/06/2019
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $5,350 $0 $16,150
Current Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $5,350 $0 $16,150
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) 06/04/2019 07/08/2019 $5,000 $5,000 $0 06/25/2019 -
  2. 01002 Other 3203(A) 06/04/2019 07/08/2019 $350 $350 $0 06/25/2019 -
  3. 02001 Serious 3241(C) 06/04/2019 06/21/2019 $10,800 $10,800 $0 06/25/2019 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 116745.015Event: 02/01/2019Employee Is Struck By Falling Materials And Is Killed
On February 1, 2019, an employee was organizing sway bars on an in-house manufactured rack that was not secured. He was organizing sway bars in preparation for a new shipment of sway bars. The sway bar rack was designed and manufactured by the employer to be 9 levels and 71in H x 23in W x 26in D. The rack was resting on wheels that did not have brakes or chocks. The rack was not secured to the floor, wall, or other surface. The sway bars were approximately 3 ft. long, 7/8in diameter, with varying composition of aluminum and/or steel, and weighed approximately 6.15 lbs. each. The rack and sway bars fell on employee. The employee sustained skull and multiple rib fractures and subsequently passed away.
Keywords: skidder, fracture, falling object, rib, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1375889.015 Fatality Other Occupation Not Listed

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