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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 316670462 - California Conservation Corps

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 316670462Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 07/09/2013

California Conservation Corps
3200 Wright Rd.
Camarillo, CA 93010
Union Status: Union
SIC: 9512/Land, Mineral, Wildlife, and Forest Conservation
NAICS: 924120/Administration of Conservation Programs

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:11/13/2013
Emphasis: L:SpstudyClose Case:01/17/2014

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $700 $0 $700
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $700 $0 $700
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 5144 C 11/13/2013 12/09/2013 $700 $700 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202657979Event: 05/11/2013Employee Is Hospitalized When Exposed To Coccidioides
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on April 8, 2013, Employee #1 of California Conservation Corps, while performing a firefighting activity, was exposed to Coccidioides, a fungus found in the soil and is known to cause Valley Fever. The environmental conditions were very windy and there was a lot of dust and smoke in the air. As the employee was constructing a fire line by cutting and pulling brushes as well as digging and disturbing soil, he was exposed to high winds and dust containing fungal spores. Employee #1 was hospitalized for an unspecified period.
Keywords: firefighter, high wind, dust, smoke
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316670462 Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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