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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1611223.015 - Punch Bowl Social Austin

Inspection Information - Office: Austin


Inspection Nr: 1611223.015
Report ID: 0625400
Date Opened: 07/28/2022

Site Address:
Punch Bowl Social Austin
11310 Domain Drive
Austin, TX 78758

Mailing Address:
11310 Domain Drive, Austin, TX 78758

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 722511 

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/29/2022


Case Closed: 03/10/2023

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1925622
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $37,949 $0 $0 $0 $0 $37,949
Current Penalty $9,487 $0 $0 $9,487 $0 $18,975
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 19100147 C01 01/26/2023 03/10/2023 $9,487 $15,625 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100147 C05 I 01/26/2023 02/07/2023 $11,162 $11,162 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
3. 01003A Serious 19100219 F03 01/26/2023 02/07/2023 $11,162 $11,162 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
4. 01003B Other 19100212 A02 01/26/2023 03/10/2023 $9,487 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 148304.015
Event: 07/27/2022
Employee Is Killed When Caught In Pinsetter Machine

At 1:45 p.m. on July 27, 2022, an employee arrives at work and finds the turnove r note from the Activities Host describing the problems on lane 3 that was left in the "cage" at the end of his shift on July 26, 2022. The employee proceeded to lane 3 to start working. The employee was observed working on lane 3 by the G eneral Manager. The General Manager told the CSHO that after noticing that the employee had not moved from his location for some time, he called out to him to see if he needed any help, and when he did not answer, The General Manager appr oached him and noticed that he was stuck in the pin setter bowling machine. The employee was bent over the light bar at the front of the machine and standing up inside the pin setter bowling machine. The General Manager observed that the em ployee's neck was stuck between a stationary horizontal bar and a horizontal bar that travels the length of the machine, driven by chains on either side that ch anges the length of the pin string attached to the pins. The General Manager ca lled for help and the Assistant General Manager and the Executive Chef came to h elp get the employee out of the machine. The employee was killed.

Keywords:bowling alley, caught between, caught in, neck, pinsetter

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1611223.015 Fatality
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