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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1482883.015 - Southland Contracting, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Dallas


Inspection Nr: 1482883.015
Report ID: 0626300
Date Opened: 07/09/2020

Site Address:
Southland Contracting, Inc.
3960 North Mcdonald Street
Mckinney, TX 75071

Mailing Address:
608 Henrietta Creek Road, Roanoke, TX 76262

Union Status: NonUnion


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

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/09/2020


Case Closed: 03/03/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1619156
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,494 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,494
Current Penalty $13,494 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,494
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 Serious 19260021 B02 12/29/2020 01/11/2021 $13,494 $13,494 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 127679.015
Event: 07/08/2020
Employee Is Struck, Killed By Swinging Excavator Bucket

At 10:30 p.m. on July 8, 2020, Employee #1 and three coworkers, employed by a co nstruction company, were doing excavation work in a landfill excavation shaft at a depth of approximately 35 to 40 feet. Two of the coworkers were operating ex cavators, while Employee #1 and the third coworker were installing liner plate. The operator of the excavator that had a bucket attached inadvertently hit the excavator's swing control. The bucket, which was approximately 5 feet from the ground, swung and struck Employee #1. Employee #1's skull was fractured, and he was killed.

Keywords:bucket , confined space, construction, control lever, excavation, excavator, fracture, installing, shaft, skull, steel plate, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1482883.015 Fatality
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