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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1451479.015 - The G.B. Group, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Oakland

Nr: 1451479.015Report ID: 0950614Open Date: 12/16/2019

The G.B. Group, Inc.
424 Staten Ave.Null
Oakland, CA 94610
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 236116/New Multifamily Housing Construction (except Operative Builders)
Mailing: 8921 Murray Avenuenull, Gilroy, CA 95020

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/01/2020
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $22,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $22,500
Current Penalty $22,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $22,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 1637(N)(1) 04/07/2020 04/21/2020 $22,500 $22,500 $0 05/15/2020 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 124191.015Event: 12/05/2019Employee Dies After Fall While Trying To Access Scaffold
At 12:55 p.m. on December 5, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a construction compa ny, was climbing a 15-foot vertical ladder attached to a scaffold at a four-stor y multifamily building. Debris netting obstructed access to the scaffold guardr ails. As Employee #1 attempted to transition to the scaffold, he became entangl ed in the debris netting and fell, a fall height of 10 feet. Emergency services transported the employee to the hospital, where he was treated for multiple inj uries, including neck and spinal fractures, paralysis, and severe lacerations to the head. He died at the hospital on December 20, 2019.
Keywords: access/egress, climbing on ladder, entangled, fall, fall protection, fracture, head, laceration, ladder, net, paralysis, residential construction, scaffold, spine, vertebra
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1451479.015 Fatality Carpenters

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