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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1569527.015 - Kenworth Hawaii Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Hawaii


Inspection Nr: 1569527.015
Report ID: 0951510
Date Opened: 12/15/2021

Site Address:
Kenworth Hawaii Llc
110 Holomua Street
Hilo, HI 96720

Mailing Address:
74-564 Honokohau Street #1, Kailua Kona, HI 96740

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 423830/Industrial Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 01/28/2022


Case Closed: 03/14/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1844211
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,801 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,801
Current Penalty $5,801 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,801
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 12-60-2(B)(2)(A)(I) 02/24/2022 $5,801 $5,801 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 142089.015
Event: 12/08/2021
Employee Is Killed When Struck By Falling Forklift Fork

At 4:30 p.m. on December 8, 2021, an employee was standing by the left fork of a Skytrack 8042 JLG that was retracted and tied back with a 3/16 diameter rope to the backrest of the forklift. The right fork was in its natural working positio n about 5 feet high above a new engine on a metal shipping pallet. The employee was going to connect the lifting chain to the engine and to the right fork in or der to lift the engine out of the shipping pallet when the rope snapped and the left fork struck him on the head. The employee suffered a traumatic head injury and fractures to two cervical vertebrae and was killed.

Keywords:blunt force, blunt force trauma, broke, falling object, forklift, forks, fracture, head, neck, powered industrial vehicle, rope, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1569527.015 Fatality Heavy equipment mechanics
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