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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1129622.015 - J Corp

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita


Inspection Nr: 1129622.015
Report ID: 0729700
Open Date: 03/02/2016

Site Address:
J Corp
700 Block Of Main
Hays, KS 67601

Mailing Address:
1707 E. 10th, Hays, KS 67601

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 237110/Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/29/2016

Emphasis: N:Trench

Close Case:01/27/2017

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1068030
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $21,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $3,500 $0 $10,500
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 19260021 B02 05/03/2016 08/15/2016 $3,500 $7,000 $0 05/24/2016 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19260100 A 05/03/2016 08/15/2016 $3,500 $7,000 $0 05/24/2016 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 19260652 A01 05/03/2016 08/15/2016 $3,500 $7,000 $0 05/24/2016 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 83425.015
Event: 03/01/2016
Employee Is Killed When Trench Collapses

At approximately 1:35 p.m. on March 1, 2016, an employee and coworkers were in t he trench attempting to locate and clean sections. The trench wall on west side under the street collapsed into trench 11-ft. deep excavation. The employee was killed due to asphyxiation. A back hoe was running near the excavation at the t ime of collapse.

Keywords:asphyxiated, backhoe, collapse, excavation, trench

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1129622.015 Non Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction
2 1129622.015 Fatality Construction laborers
3 1129622.015 Fatality Construction inspectors
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