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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 309913242 - Gulfstream Aerospace Corp

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

Nr: 309913242Report ID: 0950635Open Date: 06/11/2009

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp
4320 Donald Douglas Drive
Long Beach, CA 90808
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3721/Aircraft
NAICS: 336411/Aircraft Manufacturing
Mailing: 4150 Donald Douglas Drive, Long Beach, CA 90808

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/22/2009
Close Case:11/19/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $25,200 $0 $0 $400 $0 $25,600
Current Penalty $25,200 $0 $0 $400 $0 $25,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A07 C 09/22/2009 09/25/2009 $400 $400 $0 -
  2. 02001 Serious 3203 A04 B 09/22/2009 09/25/2009 $7,200 $7,200 $0 -
  3. 03001 Serious 3314 C 09/22/2009 09/25/2009 $18,000 $18,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202529657Event: 03/23/2009Employee Is Pinned Between Fixture, Fractures Rib And Spleen
At 12:20 p.m. on March 23, 2009, Employee #1, a Ground Support Technician of Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, was performing preventative maintenance on the Thrust Reverser Transportation Fixture. He pushed the upper carriage to obtain the clearance needed to access the Pin hole, which was to be cleaned free of rust. Once the carriage started moving, it came to rest in the horizontal position and pinned Employee #1 between the upper and lower rest stops. Employee #1 suffered broken ribs, a broken sternum, a ruptured spleen, a punctured lung and internal bleeding. Employee #1 was transported to the Long Beach Memorial Hospital by the paramedics. Employee #1 was in hospital for about a month and was in therapy for about three months. Employee #1 returned to work in the last part of June, 2009.
Keywords: fracture, lung, maintenance, spleen, pinned, rupture, laceration, rib, struck by, puncture
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 309913242 Hospitalized injury Puncture Occupation not reported

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