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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 317200103 - Watsonville Grading & Excavation, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Fremont District Office

Nr: 317200103Report ID: 0950612Open Date: 09/16/2013

Watsonville Grading & Excavation, Inc.
1000 Marlin Ln.
Royal Oaks, CA 95076
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1794/Excavation Work
NAICS: 238910/Site Preparation Contractors
Mailing: 132 College Rd., Watsonville, CA 95076

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/12/2013
Emphasis: S:Construction (Cship)Close Case:04/26/2014

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,350 $0 $5,350
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,350 $0 $1,350
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 11/22/2013 11/27/2013 $1,000 $5,000 $0 12/20/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 1509 A 11/22/2013 11/27/2013 $175 $175 $0 12/20/2013 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 1509 B 11/22/2013 11/27/2013 $175 $175 $0 12/20/2013 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202654919Event: 09/03/2013Employee Suffers Burns When Caught In Flash Fire
At approximately 9:30 a.m. on September 3, 2013, Employee # 1 was heating hot asphalt oil spray wand using a propane torch. During the heating of spray wand, a coworker attempted to reposition the wand and accidentally pressed the nozzle control handle that blow out hot oil and diesel. A flash fire occurred and caught Employee #1's, clothing on fire. The coworker responded to the accident and drove the employee to an area hospital, where he was treated for second degree burns to his neck and arms. Employee #1 remained hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, fire, propane torch, hot asphalt, neck, propane, arm
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 317200103 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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