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Inspection: 310818745 - U.S. Gypsum Company

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Diego

Nr: 310818745Report ID: 0950632Open Date: 09/29/2008

U.S. Gypsum Company
3810 West Evan Hewes Hwy
El Centro, CA 92243
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3275/Gypsum Products
NAICS: 327420/Gypsum Product Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/09/2009
Close Case:06/29/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101073815    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $37,125 $0 $0 $5,560 $0 $42,685
Current Penalty $37,125 $0 $0 $5,560 $0 $42,685
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 03/10/2009 04/12/2009 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 3203 A 03/10/2009 04/12/2009 $560 $560 $0 -
  3. 02001 Serious 3222 B 03/10/2009 03/24/2009 $27,000 $27,000 $0 -
  4. 03001 Serious 3741 B 03/10/2009 03/13/2009 $10,125 $10,125 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201073400Event: 09/11/2008Employee Is Injured In Fall From Aerial Lift
On September 11, 2008, Employee #1, an electrician, was installing a photo-electric sensor on a light located on an outdoor light pole next to a private rail line. To reach the light, he used an aerial lift that was positioned across the railroad track. When a train struck the boom, Employee #1 was thrown from the lift platform. He was hospitalized for unspecified sprains. A witness observed that Employee #1 was wearing a full body harness and was secured to the aerial lift with a lanyard. He apparently disconnected his lanyard just prior to the train striking the lift.
Keywords: installing, lanyard, elec utility work, fall, fall protection, struck by, utility pole, railroad, aerial lift, unstable position
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 310818745 Hospitalized injury Strain/Sprain Electricians

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