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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 305471013 - Smg

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

Nr: 305471013Report ID: 0950635Open Date: 09/12/2002

300 E Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 8744/Facilities Support Management Services

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/07/2003
Close Case:09/13/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 3 5
Current Violations 2 3 5
Initial Penalty $10,125 $0 $0 $790 $0 $10,915
Current Penalty $8,100 $0 $0 $525 $0 $8,625
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3664 A 03/26/2003 03/21/2003 $150 $185 $0 A - Amendment
  2. 01002 Other 3328 D 03/10/2003 03/21/2003 $150 $185 $0 A - Amendment
  3. 01003 Other 3578 G 03/10/2003 03/21/2003 $225 $420 $0 A - Amendment
  4. 02001 Serious 4300 A 03/10/2003 03/21/2003 $5,400 $6,750 $0 A - Amendment
  5. 03001 Serious 4353 A 03/10/2003 03/21/2003 $2,700 $3,375 $0 A - Amendment

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201034543Event: 08/25/2002Employee Is Injured In Fall When Forklift Struck Trash
At approximately 4:30 p.m. on August 25, 2002, Employee #1, a full-time housekeeper for a convention center, had just finished cleaning some restrooms. She was waiting behind her trash cart for the operator of a rented Hyster 1000 forklift, who was loading and removing exhibit materials, to pass through carrying a 55-gallon drum in the back. The forklift sped just past her and then made a quick left turn immediately in front of her, causing the 55-gallon drum to hit Employee #1's Rubbermaid trash cart. The trash cart struck her and lifted her into the air. She fell 6 ft away from her original position, her head striking the floor as she landed. Employee #1 sustained multiple head injuries, and was hospitalized for a month. The forklift operator failed to compensate for the extended load on the back of his equipment and increase his turning radius.
Keywords: head, ind trk operator, speeding, work rules, struck against, industrial truck, fall, sharp turn, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305471013 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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