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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1494778.015 - W.A. Management, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Naperville


Inspection Nr: 1494778.015
Report ID: 0521400
Date Opened: 09/29/2020

Site Address:
W.A. Management, Inc.
951 Moorhead Drive
Batavia, IL 60510

Mailing Address:
921 Ainsley Dr., West Chicago, IL 60185

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/29/2020


Case Closed: 08/30/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1665654
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,653 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,653
Current Penalty $9,555 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,555
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 5A0001 02/22/2021 03/31/2021 $9,555 $13,653 $0 03/18/2021 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 129867.015
Event: 09/28/2020
Employee Is Killed By Drowning

At 9:06 a.m. on September 28, 2021, Employee # 1 was operating a riding mower on a hill close to a retention pond. The grassy embankment surrounding the pond ha s slopes with varying degree angles (between 15 and 30 degrees). At one point th e lawn mower rolled off the hill while Employee # 1 was operating it. The mower landed in the retention pond, pinning Employee # 1 under the water. There were n o witnesses to the incident. Employee # 1 was found by two other coworkers in th e pond along with the lawn mower. Although the lawn mower was equipped with rol l over protection, it was not in use at the time of the incident. Employee # 1 d rowned in the retention pond. Employee # 1 was trapped under the lawn mower aft er it fell into the pond. He was killed by drowning.

Keywords:drown, drowning, lawn mower, roll-over

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1494778.015 Fatality
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