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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300780855 - Imperial Highway Chevron

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Pico Rivera

Nr: 300780855Report ID: 0950642Open Date: 02/05/2003

Imperial Highway Chevron
11321 Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90061
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5541/Gasoline Service Stations
NAICS: 447110/Gasoline Stations with Convenience Stores

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/06/2003
Close Case:11/07/2006

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101053486    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 6 8
Current Violations 2 6 8
Initial Penalty $16,650 $0 $0 $6,345 $0 $22,995
Current Penalty $11,700 $0 $0 $650 $0 $12,350
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 06/10/2003 06/27/2003 $500 $5,000 $0 07/07/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A 06/10/2003 06/27/2003 $50 $435 $0 07/07/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 3400 C 06/10/2003 06/27/2003 $50 $195 $0 07/07/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Other 3366 D 06/10/2003 06/27/2003 $50 $260 $0 07/07/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005 Other 3366 E 06/10/2003 06/27/2003 $0 $260 $0 07/07/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01006 Other 6151 C01 06/10/2003 06/27/2003 $0 $195 $0 07/07/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 02001 Serious 23400023 06/10/2003 06/20/2003 $900 $3,150 $0 07/07/2003 F - Formal Settlement
  8. 03001 Serious 3341 C 06/10/2003 06/20/2003 $10,800 $13,500 $0 07/07/2003 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201057205Event: 01/27/2003Employee Suffers Injuries After Being Run-Over By A Car
At approximately 7:40 a.m. on January 27, 2003, Employee #1, a gas station cashier was working alone. The pumps at the gas station were not functioning correctly. Employee #1 notified his supervisor of the problem and was instructed to fix the sensor located outside in the gas pumping area. Employee #1 was lifting a manhole cover. He placed a piece of cardboard beneath him and laid face down on the ground to check and clean the pump sensor in an uncovered underground manhole. A driver entering the gas station pulled into the gas station and unknowingly struck Employee #1 dragging him beneath the vehicle approximately 8 ft. Employee #1 sustained lacerations, a skull fracture and numerous abrasions to the entire body. Employee #1 was transferred to Martin Luther King Hospital and treated. A contributing cause of the accident were the lack of prevention tags such as, but not limited to freestanding temporary warning signs to alert customers driving near the pumps to the presence of an employee working on the underground tanks, nor were other positive means of protection such as traffic cones or caution tape used. The general nature of the place of employment where accident occurred was a retail gasoline station where vehicles enter to purchase gasoline and exit.
Keywords: manhole cover, vehicle, gas, pump, run over
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300780855 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Cashiers

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