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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315072751 - C A Corrections - Pleasant Valley

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fresno

Nr: 315072751Report ID: 0950625Open Date: 11/03/2011

C A Corrections - Pleasant Valley
24863 W Jane Avenue
Coalinga, CA 93210
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9223/Correctional Institutions
NAICS: 922140/Correctional Institutions
Mailing: P O Box 8500, Coalinga, CA 93210

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/03/2011
Close Case:04/18/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201495629Event: 06/22/2011Site Surpvisor Receives Head Injury On-Site
On June 22, 2011, Employee #1, a construction supervisor of the CA Corrections Pleasant Valley facility located in Coalinga, CA, was climbing out of a pit and he hit his head against the guardrail of a trench drag-shield. This action caused a vein in his neck to tear, causing internal bleeding near his brain. The next day, June 23, 2011, Employee #1 was climbing out of the pit and he began to feel some dizziness. The local Fire Department evaluated his vital signs as normal; however, Employee #1 was taken to Community Regional Medical Center for treatment of a stroke arising from the torn vein.
Keywords: head, trench, pit, neck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315072751 Hospitalized injury Other Supervisors, material moving equipment operators

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