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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 313409211 - Ge Transportation

Inspection Information - Office: Kansas City


Inspection Nr: 313409211
Report ID: 0728500
Open Date: 03/25/2010

Site Address:
Ge Transportation
10707 North Pomona Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64153

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 336510/Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/09/2010

Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing

Emphasis: S:Struck-By

Close Case:08/11/2011

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100004530
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $70,000 $0 $0 $0 $70,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001A Serious 19100022 A01 09/09/2010 10/12/2010 $7,000 $70,000 $0 09/27/2010 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01001B Serious 19100037 A03 09/09/2010 10/12/2010 $0 $0 $0 09/27/2010 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200002970
Event: 03/17/2010
Employee'S Leg Is Pinned By Wheel Assembly, Later Dies

At approximately 6:20 a.m. on March 17, 2010, the employee was in the process of relocating a locomotive wheel assembly, which weighed approximately 5,100 pounds, using a 15 ton overhead bridge crane. The load swung and pinned the employees' left leg between the swinging wheel assembly and a second stationary wheel assembly. The employee was taken to a Kansas City hospital and died on March 25, 2010 due to complications from multiple surgeries.

Keywords:wheel, pinned, locomotive, overhead crane, struck by, tire rim, train, railroad, leg

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313409211 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported
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