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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 301333019 - L & J Construction

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Monrovia District Office

Nr: 301333019Report ID: 0950644Open Date: 08/25/2004

L & J Construction
1501 W Whittier Blvd
Montebello, CA 90670
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1751/Carpentry Work
NAICS: 238130/Framing Contractors
Mailing: 13882 Magna Vista Dr, Perris, CA 92570

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/30/2004
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:12/28/2006
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362595621    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 2 5
Current Violations 3 2 5
Initial Penalty $18,670 $0 $0 $330 $0 $19,000
Current Penalty $5,025 $0 $0 $220 $0 $5,245
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509 C 10/04/2004 11/04/2004 $110 $165 $0 11/08/2004 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 1512 B 10/04/2004 11/04/2004 $110 $165 $0 11/08/2004 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 02001 Serious 1509 A 10/04/2004 10/18/2004 $300 $3,035 $0 11/08/2004 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 03001 Serious 3646 E 10/04/2004 10/18/2004 $2,025 $3,035 $0 11/08/2004 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 04001 Serious 3650 S26 10/04/2004 10/18/2004 $2,700 $12,600 $0 11/08/2004 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201798600Event: 08/19/2004Employee Injured When Forklift Tips Forward
At approximately 8:00 a.m. on August 19, 2004, Employee #1 and his supervisor were working for L & J Construction Inc., operating a gradall rough terrain reach forklift, Model 532-3s, Serial Number 0166068. Employee #1 placed about half of the boards on the roof catwalk located about 14 feet above the floor. The supervisor used the forklift to elevate Employee #1 and the boards. The Supervisor extended the boom out further to reach the next catwalk. The forklift tipped forward causing the rear wheels to come off the ground, the basket to hit the ground, and the 2-inch by 6-inch by 16-foot boards slid forward and pressed Employee #1 against the front frame of the basket. Employee #1 was transported to USC Medical Center where he remained for 9 days due to a ruptured spleen and three broken ribs.
Keywords: spleen, broom, rupture, industrial truck, rib, elevated work plat, work platform
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301333019 Hospitalized injury Other Supervisors; carpenters and related workers

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