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Inspection: 315069104 - Kangarooter, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno

Nr: 315069104Report ID: 0950625Open Date: 04/29/2011

Kangarooter, Inc.
525 Roberts Lane
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1711/Plumbing, Heating and Air-Conditioning
NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Mailing: 2615 Edison Hwy, Bakersfield, CA 93307

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/04/2011
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)Close Case:10/23/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $3,000 $0 $3,000
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 05/10/2011 05/13/2011 $3,000 $5,000 $0 06/07/2011 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201494978Event: 03/14/2011Employee Fractures Leg When Struck By Falling Equipment
At about 2:30 p.m. on March 14, 2011, Employee #1, a plumber's assistant, with Kangarooter, Inc., was operating an auger truck when the hydraulic ram controlling the bucket movement failed. The auger bucket unexpectedly swung towards the employee and struck him as he stood at the operator's station. The employee sustained a femur fracture and was hospitalized for four days.
Keywords: hydraulic ram, fracture, air conditioner, auger, plumbing, struck by, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315069104 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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