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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 307399733 - Zhou S. Yuan

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Francisco

Nr: 307399733Report ID: 0950611Open Date: 05/09/2008

Zhou S. Yuan
80 Navajo Street
San Francisco, CA 94112
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1521/General Contractors-Single-Family Houses
NAICS: 236118/Residential Remodelers
Mailing: 664 - 18th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94121

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/09/2008
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:04/09/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Complaint201169331 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 4 10
Current Violations 1 4 5
Initial Penalty $32,850 $0 $0 $5,495 $0 $38,345
Current Penalty $10,800 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $15,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1512 B 10/21/2008 10/24/2008 $0 $185 $0 11/12/2008 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 1509 A 10/21/2008 10/24/2008 $0 $125 $0 11/12/2008 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 1637 H 10/21/2008 10/24/2008 $0 $185 $0 11/12/2008 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Other 342 A 10/21/2008 10/24/2008 $5,000 $5,000 $0 11/12/2008 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 5. 02001 Serious 1640 B01 10/21/2008 10/24/2008 $0 $2,250 $0 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 6. 03001 Serious 1640 B02 10/21/2008 10/24/2008 $0 $3,375 $0 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 7. 04001 Serious 1640 B03 10/21/2008 10/24/2008 $0 $2,250 $0 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 8. 05001 Serious 1642 10/21/2008 10/24/2008 $0 $3,375 $0 F - Formal Settlement
  9. 06001 Serious 1640 B05 10/21/2008 10/24/2008 $10,800 $10,800 $0 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 10. 07001 Serious 1640 B04 10/21/2008 10/24/2008 $0 $10,800 $0 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201184561Event: 04/12/2008Employee Is Injured In Fall From Scaffold
On April 12, 2008, an employee was working as was an unlicensed individual doing general construction work. Approximately two weeks prior to the incident, the employer had brought a load of lumber to the jobsite. The employer and his employees erected the wooden scaffold. The 21-foot high scaffold had 2 platforms. The lower platform was 5-ft 9-in. and the upper platform was 12-ft 9-in. above the sidewalk. They worked from the scaffold to remove old stucco from the exterior of the front part of the single-family dwelling house. They also installed two windows, a new door, and were supposed to paint the front of the house. The employee was on the scaffold painting from the upper level. Other coworkers were present at the site. At approximately 2:15 p.m., the property owner was present at home and heard something dropped. She went out to investigate. She saw the employee leaning up against a coworker by the garage door area. The property owner called the emergency services. One of the employees had contacted the employer about the incident. Meanwhile, coworkers were starting to move the employee. When the employer arrived at the jobsite, he and his workers picked-up the employee and placed him in back seat of a car. Just prior to leaving the jobsite, the ambulance responded to the jobsite and the employee was given medical attention. The employee was taken to San Francisco General Hospital. He was treated for head trauma and was in a coma for approximately a month. Surgery was performed to relieve pressure built-up inside the skull and to remove blood clots. His condition slowly improved, and he stayed in the hospital for another four months. He was transferred to Laguna Honda Hospital in September, where he spent time for recovery. Up until that time, the employee was still not able to talk, was wearing a protective head cap, and could not move his right arm.
Keywords: head, paralysis, unconsciousness, construction, fall, arm, concussion, work surface, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 307399733 Hospitalized injury Concussion Painters, construction and maintenance

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