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Inspection: 1497097.015 - Vector Resources, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 1497097.015Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 10/10/2020

Vector Resources, Inc.
9200 Valley View
Cypress, CA 90630
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 237130/Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction
Mailing: 20917 Higgins Court, Torrance, CA 90501

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:04/28/2021
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 $22,500 $0 $0 $5,900 $0 $28,400
Current Penalty $22,500 $0 $0 $5,900 $0 $28,400
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) 04/29/2021 05/18/2021 $5,000 $5,000 $0 07/25/2021 C - Contested
  2. 01002 Other 3203(A) 04/29/2021 05/18/2021 $900 $900 $0 07/25/2021 C - Contested
  3. 02001 Serious 3276 04/29/2021 05/18/2021 $22,500 $22,500 $0 07/25/2021 C - Contested

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 130278.015Event: 10/09/2020Employee Is Killed In Fall When Ladder Fails
At 12:00 p.m. on October 9, 2020, Employee #1, employed by a power and communica tion line construction company, was using an extension ladder at a job site. Th e rung locks on the fly section of the ladder failed, and the employee fell, a f all height of approximately 5 feet. Employee #1 sustained a traumatic head inju ry and was killed. During the subsequent investigation, the corporate risk mana ger stated that the extension ladder was defective and did not belong to the com pany.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, construction, equipment failure, extension ladder, fall, fall protection, head, locking pins, struck against
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1497097.015 Fatality Communications equipment operators, n.e.c.

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