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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 317188449 - Material Logistics & Services Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

Nr: 317188449Report ID: 0950635Open Date: 02/04/2014

Material Logistics & Services Llc
20455 South Reeves Avenue
Carson, CA 90810
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4013/Railroad Switching and Terminal Establishments
NAICS: 488210/Support Activities for Rail Transportation

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/14/2014
Close Case:12/11/2015

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 $600 $0 $600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3210 C 07/14/2014 07/17/2014 $600 $750 $0 07/30/2014 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202532586Event: 01/16/2014Worker Is Unjured In Fall From Rail-Car Roof
At approximately 11:30 a.m. on January 16, 2014, Employee #1, a 39-year-old male, tank-farm lead-man, with Material Logistics and Services LLC, climbed on top of bulk cargo rail car to lift a transfer pie from the bottom connection point of a truck trailer to the top cargo hatch of the rail car. To lift the hose, the pipe was slipped through a knot in a rope. Employee #1 climbed to the top of the rail car, where he would pull the pipe up to the rail car's hatch by the rope. Upon getting to the top of the rail car, Employee #1 began to pull the hose with the rope up to him. As Employee #1 pulled with the rope, the pipe slipped through the rope's knot, he lost his balance and fell off the opposite side of the rail car, approximately 12 ft to the ground below where he landed feet first on the concrete ground. The truck driver assisting Employee #1 came to Employee #1's aid and notified the Material Logistics & Services LLC facilities manager of the incident. The Facilities Manager notified LA County fire and paramedics, who responded and transported Employee #1 to Harbor UCLA Medical Center. At Harbor UCLA, Employee #1 underwent surgery for the broken ankles he suffered because of the fall. Employee #1 was a full-time worker at Material Logistics & Services LLC stores.
Keywords: fracture, rail, railroad tank car, railroad car, fall, trailer, elevated work plat, lost balance, ankle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 317188449 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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