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Inspection: 312678634 - Clp Resources

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Diego

Nr: 312678634Report ID: 0950632Open Date: 06/19/2009

Clp Resources
401 W A Street
San Diego, CA 92101
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7363/Help Supply Services
NAICS: 561320/Temporary Help Services
Mailing: 3934 Murphy Canyon Road B201, San Diego, CA 92123

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/03/2009
Close Case:01/05/2011

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101076941    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 2 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $5,375 $0 $23,375
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,125 $0 $1,125
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3203 A 12/08/2009 01/10/2010 $375 $375 $0 12/21/2009 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Other 342 A 12/08/2009 12/11/2009 $0 $5,000 $0 12/21/2009 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 02001 Other 23200002 A 12/08/2009 12/18/2009 $750 $18,000 $0 12/21/2009 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201074127Event: 06/08/2009Employee Sustains Electrical Burns From Arc Flash
On June 8, 2009, Employee #1, an electrician, was wiring an electrical room to test for continuity at a construction site. Employee #1 and two coworkers, Coworker #1 and Coworker #2, were testing the continuity at the main panel outside. Coworker #1 went inside the building and had the tester inside the electrical room. Employee #1 and Coworker #2 went outside and opened up the main panel. Coworker #2 had a walkie-talkie and was standing behind Employee #1, relaying instructions from Coworker #1. Employee #1 thought that the power was down, and he did not check it prior to working on the panel. Employee #1 connected a length of wire from a grounded location on the frame to a connector that was hot, and there was an immediate flash arc. Employee #1 sustained second degree burns to his right arm, hand, and fingers, with a small area of third degree burns on his wrist. Employee #1 was transported to UCSD Burn Center, where he was hospitalized for eight days. The worksite where the accident occurred was a construction site where an existing building was undergoing remodeling into a medical facility.
Keywords: burn, electric arc, finger, electrician, electrocuted, test equipment, arm, face, hand, wrist
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312678634 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors; electricians & power transm. install.

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