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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 301330668 - Viacom Outdoor

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 301330668Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 10/06/2003

Viacom Outdoor
Live Oak Ave.
Irwindale, CA 91706
Union Status: Union
SIC: 7312/Outdoor Advertising Services
NAICS: 541850/Display Advertising
Mailing: 1731 Workman St., Los Angeles, CA 90031

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/17/2003
Close Case:12/28/2007

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $23,060 $0 $0 $0 $0 $23,060
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $4,000 $0 $4,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A 11/14/2003 12/01/2003 $2,000 $5,060 $0 04/26/2004 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 02001 Other 3328 A 11/14/2003 12/01/2003 $2,000 $18,000 $0 04/26/2004 W - Empr Withdrew

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201797388Event: 09/25/2003Employee Is Injured When Struck By Falling Object
At about 9:30 a.m. on September 25, 2003, Employee #1 with Viacom Outdoor was part of a crew dismantling a billboard in Irwindale, CA. While a crane lifted a section of the billboard weighing about 800 lbs, an eye bolt fasted to the section failed and the section fell, striking Employee #1 in his head, and pinning him to the ground. Coworkers lifted the section toremove Employee #1, and he was transported to USC Medical Center with fractures of both ankles and knee pain. He was then transferred to Tarzana regional Medical Center. Employee #1 was wearing a hard hat at the time of the incident.
Keywords: knee, fracture, hard hat, dismantling, construction, struck by, advertising sign, falling object, ankle, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301330668 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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