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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1534486.015 - Pierpoint Lawn And Landscape, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita


Inspection Nr: 1534486.015
Report ID: 0729700
Date Opened: 06/04/2021

Site Address:
Pierpoint Lawn And Landscape, Inc.
217 South Bordeulac Street Located Between 159th East And U.S. 54 (Kellogg), Near Andover
Wichita, KS 67230

Mailing Address:
13801 E. Steeplechase Circle, Wichita, KS 67230

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/07/2021


Case Closed: 10/28/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1773538
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $12,481 $0 $0 $3,901 $0 $16,382
Current Penalty $7,801 $0 $0 $2,341 $0 $10,142
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 08/25/2021 10/21/2021 $5,461 $5,461 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002A Serious 19101200 E01 08/25/2021 10/21/2021 $2,340 $2,340 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01002B Serious 19101200 G08 08/25/2021 10/21/2021 $0 $2,340 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01002C Serious 19101200 H01 08/25/2021 10/21/2021 $0 $2,340 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 02001 Other 19040039 A01 08/25/2021 $2,341 $3,901 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 136022.015
Event: 06/02/2021
Employee Drowns After Mower Rolls Into Pond

At 2:00 p.m. on June 2, 2021, an employee was operating an eXmark Lazer Z E-Seri es 52" Zero Turn Riding Lawn Mower along the bank of a neighborhood pond. The la wnmower slipped off the embankment and rolled trapping the employee underwater w ith the mower on top of him. Coworkers and nearby residents pulled the employee from the pond and began life-saving measures until fire and EMS personnel arrive d. However, the employee had drowned and died at the scene.

Keywords:asphyxiated, drown, drowning, embankment, equipment operator, lack of oxygen, landscaper, landscaping, lawn mower, lung, riding on equipment, roll-over, slippery surface, slope, sloping, unstable position, water

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1534486.015 Fatality Occupation Not Listed
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