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Case Status: OPEN

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Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $825 $0 $11,625
Current Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $825 $0 $11,625
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203(B)(2) 01/17/2020 03/06/2020 $175 $175 $0 02/10/2020 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Other 3203(A) 01/17/2020 03/06/2020 $325 $325 $0 02/10/2020 C - Contested
  3. 01003 Other 3395(I) 01/17/2020 03/06/2020 $325 $325 $0 02/10/2020 C - Contested
  4. 02001 Serious 3210(B) 01/17/2020 $10,800 $10,800 $0 02/10/2020 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 119032.015 Event: 08/16/2019Employee Is Killed In Fall From Elevation
At 2:00 p.m. on August 16, 2019, an employee was working for a firm that manufac tured prefabricated metal buildings and components. He and some coworkers were h elping another contractor working at a ranch in Ramona, CA. The ranch had contra cted with the building manufacturer and another firm, which installed buildings and components. The contracted firms were installing cages and an egg handling s ystem inside a newly constructed metal housing. The manufacturer was the primary employer of the employee, who had been hired out to the installer, the secondar y employer, to assist in the installation of the cage. He and his coworkers from the manufacturing firm were installing plywood flooring on top of a metal grid catwalk. The catwalk was approximately 6.1 meters (20 feet) high. The employee f ell from the end of the metal grid he was working on. He sustained fatal blunt h ead force trauma. He was killed. At approximately 2:30 p.m. that same day, a rep resentative from the San Diego Sheriff's Department reported the accident to the DOSH San Diego District Office. An investigator from DOSH San Diego arrived at the scene at approximately 4:30 p.m. that same day and opened an investigation. At the time of the incident, there were no guardrails installed. Employees were not wearing fall protection harnesses. A Serious Accident-Related citation was i ssued for a violation of 8 CCR 3210(b), No guardrails installed on elevated work location where employees were exposed to falls of 4-feet or more.
Keywords: catwalk, construction, fall, fall protection, guardrail, head
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1424153.015 Fatality Construction laborers

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