Inspection: 422223.015 - Spirit Aerosystems, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Wichita
Spirit Aerosystems, Inc.
3801 S. Oliver St.
Wichita, KS 67210
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
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 05/09/2012
|#||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|
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