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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 422223.015 - Spirit Aerosystems, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita


Inspection Nr: 422223.015
Report ID: 0729700
Open Date: 05/09/2012

Site Address:
Spirit Aerosystems, Inc.
3801 S. Oliver St.
Wichita, KS 67210

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 780008, Mc K06-94, Wichita, KS 67278

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 336413/Other Aircraft Parts and Auxiliary Equipment Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Complaint

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 05/09/2012


Close Case:11/19/2013

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Complaint 342140 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $12,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,500
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $8,750 $0 $8,750
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. 01001 Other 19100023 A02 07/02/2012 03/28/2013 $3,850 $5,500 $0 07/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01002 Other 19100023 C01 07/02/2012 $4,900 $7,000 $0 07/26/2012 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 16335.015
Event: 05/01/2012
Employee Falls Through Floor Opening In Work Platform And Is

At approximately 9:49 a.m. on May 1, 2012, Employee #1 was preparing a mandrel f or assembly into a large framework of an aircraft body frame that would be used as the mold for a carbon fiber structure. The mandrels were of different sizes a nd shapes necessitating the work platform to be modified depending on the mandre l being prepared. The platform was approximately 7 ft high. She had just started work and was applying tape to the mandrel, when she stepped into a floor openin g in a work platform. The floor opening was 89.75 in. wide and 84 in. deep. Part of that opening was covered by the mandrel extending over the floor opening. Em ployee #1 fell through the floor opening, falling approximately 7ft and receivin g multiple rib fractures, a fractured clavicle and a shattered sternum. She also stuck her head on the concrete floor and received concussion injuries including swelling of her brain. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center with fra ctures to the upper body and head injuries. At the hospital, she underwent surgi cal procedures and received additional medical treatment and was then hospitaliz ed.

Keywords:chest, concussion, fall, floor opening, fracture, head, rib, shoulder

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 422223.015 Hospitalized injury
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