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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 316670892 - Canyon Insulation, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 316670892Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 08/21/2013

Canyon Insulation, Inc.
615 W. Avenue "L"
Lancaster, CA 93435
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1742/Plastering, Drywall, Acoustical, and Insulation Work
NAICS: 238310/Drywall and Insulation Contractors
Mailing: 645 E. Harrison St., Ste. 100, Corona, CA 92879

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/19/2013
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close 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 $550 $0 $550
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $550 $0 $550
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 1549 B 12/27/2013 01/01/2014 $550 $550 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202658175Event: 07/30/2013Worker'S Head Is Injured By Falling Bag Of Insulation
At approximately 10:45 a.m. on July 29, 2013, Employee #1, a 30-year-old male with Canyon Insulation, Inc. in Corona, California, was removing a bag from a stock pile of bags of insulation, which was stacked approximately 6.5 ft high. The bags weighed approximately 35 lbs each. As Employee #1 was grabbing a second bag, he was struck by several bags, in the head area. Employee #1 fell to the ground and two coworkers came to his assistance and called the supervisor. Employee #1 was taken to Antelope Valley Hospital, where he was hospitalized for one day and diagnosed with a compress spinal injury. No supervisor observed the injury. Canyon Insulation, Inc. was a construction company dedicated to the installation of insulation of commercial insulation.
Keywords: fracture, head, hard hat, ppe, spine, construction, skull, struck by, thermal insulation, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316670892 Hospitalized injury Fracture Construction laborers

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