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Inspection: 315531046 - Sc Termite Control, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 315531046Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 11/06/2012

Sc Termite Control, Inc.
11812 Gary St.
Garden Grove, CA 92840
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7342/Disinfecting and Pest Control Services
NAICS: 561710/Exterminating and Pest Control Services
Mailing: 444 Enclave Cr., #107, Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/21/2013
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 6
Current Violations 6 6
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $6,965 $0 $6,965
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,250 $0 $5,250
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 02/27/2013 03/04/2013 $5,000 $5,000 $0 03/25/2013 W - Empr Withdrew
  2. 01002 Other 1509 A 02/27/2013 04/01/2013 $50 $465 $0 03/25/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 1509 B 02/27/2013 04/01/2013 $50 $375 $0 03/25/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Other 1509 E 02/27/2013 04/01/2013 $50 $375 $0 03/25/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005 Other 1512 B 02/27/2013 04/01/2013 $50 $375 $0 03/25/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01006 Other 3395 F03 02/27/2013 04/01/2013 $50 $375 $0 03/25/2013 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202555603Event: 11/01/2012Employee'S Thumb Is Injured In Power Saw, Later Amputated
On November 1, 2012, Employee #1 was cutting wood to replace termite damaged wood members using a powered circular saw. The employee was on a single-story family residence. Employee #1 and a coworker were replacing approximately a 4-ft section of 1 by 8-in. shiplap that was adjacent the rafters as noted in the termite inspection report. The employee was using his personal powered circular saw to cut a piece of wood when it kicked back and the employee's hand met the saw blade, cutting off his left thumb. Paramedics were called and Employee #1 was transported to Western Medical in Santa Ana Hospital for surgery to reattach his thumb. The employee's thumb did not heal and it was later, surgically amputated. Employee #1 remains hospitalized.
Keywords: kick back, amputated, wood slab, thumb, circular saw, saw, blade
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315531046 Hospitalized injury Amputation Construction laborers

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