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Inspection: 313380974 - Neubauer Electric Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Pico Rivera

Nr: 313380974Report ID: 0950642Open Date: 04/20/2010

Neubauer Electric Inc
5151 State University Dr
Los Angeles, CA 90032
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 11388 Knott St, Garden Grove, CA 92841

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/03/2010
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:08/03/2010
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202456380Event: 04/09/2010Employee Is Injured When Reinforced Steel Pierces Arm
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on April 9, 2010 Employee #1, an apprentice electrician, was in the process of installing an electrical conduit. Employee #1 was standing on the finished concrete floor and bending a 1.25-inch EMT conduit with a hand bender. As he braced the hand bender in order to apply leverage with his leg and applied pressure in order to make a bend, the hand bender slipped on the finished concrete floor resulting in him falling to the ground. Employee #1 was transported to Whittier Presbyterian Hospital and admitted the same day. Employee #1 sustained fractured tibia and fibula. Employee #1 received surgery in the hospital. He was then discharged on April 13, 2010. The causal factor of the accident was the hand bender slipped on the finished concrete floor.
Keywords: fracture, installing, tibia, conduit, electrician, construction, fall, concrete, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313380974 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians' apprentices

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