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Inspection: 317143246 - T Boyer Company Dba Boyer Electrical Contractors

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Santa Ana District Office

Nr: 317143246Report ID: 0950631Open Date: 08/28/2013

T Boyer Company Dba Boyer Electrical Contractors
6 Mystique
Newport Coast, CA 92657
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1731/Electrical Work
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 1656 Babcock St., Costa Mesa, CA 92627

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/08/2013
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/12/2014

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102850831    

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 3276 E15 A 11/14/2013 11/19/2013 $700 $700 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202556825Event: 08/23/2013Worker Sustains Multiple Fractures In Fall From Ladder
On August 23, 2013, Employee #1, an Electrician employed by an electrical contractor, was installing lighting fixtures inside a three-story house under construction. He was in the process of wiring a ceiling light on top of a spiral stairwell. The light fixture was 9 feet above the third floor landing and approximately 42 feet above the bottom of the stairwell. Employee #1 was working from a 6-foot A-frame ladder that he had set up on the third floor next to the staircase railing. While standing on the ladder, he had to reach out 3.5 feet from the staircase railing to access the ceiling light fixture. He lost his balance. Employee #1 fell approximately 36 feet to the bottom floor. Emergency services were called. Employee #1 was transported to the hospital, where he was admitted and treated for body trauma including multiple fractures. He required hospitalization for three weeks. The employer reported this incident to Cal/OSHA on August 23, 2013. The subsequent investigation determined that Employee #1 was regularly employed by the employer and was not a contract employee.
Keywords: fracture, installing, electrician, ladder, lighting fixture, construction, lighting, fall, fall protection, lost balance
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 317143246 Hospitalized injury Fracture Electricians

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