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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1526138.015 - Cantu Welding & Construction

Inspection Information - Office: Lubbock Area Office


Inspection Nr: 1526138.015
Report ID: 0627510
Date Opened: 04/19/2021

Site Address:
Cantu Welding & Construction
1604 Cr 624
Dimmitt, TX 79027

Mailing Address:
1101 Holliday St., Plainview, TX 79072

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 236210/Industrial Building Construction

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: Y

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/20/2021

Emphasis: L:Constr6

Case Closed: 07/20/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1758382
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 3 4
Current Violations 1 3 4
Initial Penalty $5,461 $0 $0 $4,777 $0 $10,238
Current Penalty $5,461 $0 $0 $4,777 $0 $10,238
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 19260501 B01 06/15/2021 06/29/2021 $5,461 $5,461 $0 Z - Issued  
2. 02001 Other 19040039 A01 06/15/2021 06/29/2021 $3,901 $3,901 $0 Z - Issued  
3. 02002 Other 19100178 L06 06/15/2021 06/29/2021 $438 $438 $0 Z - Issued  
4. 02003 Other 19260503 B01 06/15/2021 06/29/2021 $438 $438 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 134973.015
Event: 04/18/2021
Employee Is Killed In Fall Into Tunnel

At 9:30 a.m. on April 18, 2021, Employee #1 was working from the bucket of a Cat erpillar telehandler fastening purlins by bolts and screws on a new building. W hile fastening the bolts and screws he dropped the keys used to tighten the bolt s and screws. The keys fell to the ground, so a coworker lowered the bucket from the cab of the telehandler so that Employee # 1 could retrieve the keys. In ord er to retrieve the fallen keys, Employee #1 had to approach to within 6 feet of an unguarded opening to a cement tunnel that was dug approximately 15 feet deep . As Employee #1 reached down to retrieve the keys, he fell into the tunnel. Em ployee #1 fell approximately 15ft to the concrete tunnel floor and died.

Keywords:bolt, bucket , concrete, fall, tunnel, unguarded fl opening

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1526138.015 Fatality
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