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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1472212.015 - Jomax Construction Company, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita


Inspection Nr: 1472212.015
Report ID: 0729700
Date Opened: 04/10/2020

Site Address:
Jomax Construction Company, Inc.
Ne 160th Road And 130th Ave
Harper, KS 67058

Mailing Address:
1901 Main St, Platteville, CO 80651

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 237120/Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 05/28/2020

Emphasis: N:Trench

Case Closed: 08/11/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1569301
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $26,988 $0 $0 $0 $0 $26,988
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $26,988 $0 $26,988
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 5A0001 07/10/2020 09/01/2020 $13,494 $13,494 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Other 19260021 B02 07/10/2020 09/01/2020 $13,494 $13,494 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 125314.015
Event: 04/09/2020
Employee Is Killed When Caught In Trenching Machine

At 11:30 a.m. on April 9, 2020, Employee #1 and a Coworker, employed by a constr uction company, were engaged in digging a trench for a pipeline. Employee #1 wa s standing on the conveyor of a shut down Wolfe Man 8000 Trencher and was cleani ng dirt from the machine. The coworker, who was the machine operator, caught hi s shirt on the machine's power lever. The coworker moved and inadvertently pull ed the lever to the on position. The wheel of the trencher began to rotate, and Employee #1 was pulled into the wheel and crushed. Employee #1 was killed.

Keywords:caught in, cleaning, construction, conveyor, crushed, crushing, equipment operator, excavation, pipeline, rotating parts, rotating shaft, trench digger

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1472212.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction
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