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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 316210293 - Southern California Edison Co

Inspection Information - Office: Ca San Bernardino

Nr: 316210293Report ID: 0950633Open Date: 12/12/2012

Southern California Edison Co
Yard At Ne Of Linden Ave & Jurupa Ave
Bloomington, CA 92316
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4931/Electric and Other Services Combined
NAICS: 221121/Electric Bulk Power Transmission and Control
Mailing: P.O. Box 900, Rosemead, CA 91770

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/17/2013
Close Case:11/22/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $750 $0 $750
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $750 $0 $750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1509 A 05/17/2013 06/17/2013 $750 $750 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202673497Event: 11/20/2012Workers Finger Got Caught Between Two Concrete Blocks
At approximately 8:45 a.m. on November 20, 2012, Employee #1, a foreman with Southern California Edison Company was installing pre-fabricated concrete trench channels at the Yard, located in Bloomington, California. Employee #1 was installing 9 ft. long pre-fabricated concrete trench channels (each weighing 2,000 pounds) in an 80 ft. long trench that was approximately 2 ft. deep by 2 ft. wide. Employee #1 was working along with three crew member employees. Five concrete trench channels were installed on the concrete pads in the trench. The sixth trench channel was rigged and butted against the end of the already set fifth trench channel. The front end of sixth trench was about .75 in. higher than fifth trench channel end due to a protruding flare of ferrule socket deformity. Employee #1 measured the thickness of sixth channel by pushing a metal tape end under it with his right hand. At that time, the sixth channel shifted and set on the concrete pad pinching his right hand fingers. Employee #1 sustained serious partial amputation of his ring and crushing injury of his middle fingers in the event. Emergency Medical services were summoned and paramedics transported Employee #1 to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Colton, California. Employee #1 underwent surgery and was discharged after a few hours. The employer was an electrical utility company, engaged in generating and distribution of electrical power. Employee #1 was a regular full-time employee.
Keywords: amputated, finger, trench, nip point, concrete block, concrete
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316210293 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Electricians

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