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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300825601 - Bickerton Iron Works

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 300825601Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 09/18/2002

Bickerton Iron Works
26455 Rockwell Cyn. Rd.
Valencia, CA 91354
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1791/Structural Steel Erection
Mailing: 22118 So. Vermont Ave., Torrance, CA 90502

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/14/2003
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/17/2006
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $2,250 $1,075 $0 $3,325
Current Penalty $0 $0 $2,250 $1,075 $0 $3,325
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 03/14/2003 03/31/2003 $375 $375 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 1670 B11 B 03/14/2003 03/23/2003 $700 $700 $0 -
  3. 02001 Repeat 341 A02 03/14/2003 03/19/2003 $2,250 $2,250 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201114931Event: 09/16/2002Employee Is Injured In Fall From I-Beam
On September 16, 2002, Employee #1, an apprentice ironworker, was at the construction site of a solid web steel skeleton for a theater. He was on an I-beam, moving from point to point stuffing bolts, when he fell approximately 27 ft to the ground. Employee #1 sustained a fractured femur, a shattered wrist, and a ruptured or broken disc in his spine. He was wearing a body harness and lanyard, but was not tied off to the header or field beams, because he was traveling from point to point at a height under 30 feet.
Keywords: beam, fracture, steel, iron worker, construction, rupture, lanyard, tie-off, leg, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300825601 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction trades, n.e.c.

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