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Inspection: 316981109 - Volt Information Sciences, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Bakersfield District Office

Nr: 316981109Report ID: 0950647Open Date: 10/31/2013

Volt Information Sciences, Inc.
2268 Carpenter Canyon Road
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7363/Help Supply Services
NAICS: 561320/Temporary Help Services
Mailing: 2401 North Glassell Street, Orange, CA 92865

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/11/2014
Close Case:03/11/2014

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202458717Event: 09/19/2013Employee Is Struck And Injured By Fire Extinguisher
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on September 19, 2013, Employee #1, a household hazardous waste worker, was disposing of a portable fire extinguisher pressurized cylinder. As he set it down and opened the valve on the portable fire extinguisher, the extinguisher valve blew open and sent the pressurized cylinder flying and struck his leg. Employee #1 sustained a serious and unspecified leg injury. Emergency medical personnel were summoned. They arrived and transported Employee #1 to a medical center, where he received treatment and was hospitalized.
Keywords: cylinder, struck by, flying object, leg
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316981109 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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