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Inspection: 106586993 - Mid-America Millwright Service, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita

Nr: 106586993Report ID: 0729700Open Date: 06/11/1996

Mid-America Millwright Service, Inc.
Hwy 27, 12 Miles North Of
Tribune, KS 67879
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1796/Installation or Erection of Building Equipment, Not Elsewhere
Mailing: P.O. Box 2243, Garden City, KS 67846

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/13/1996
Close Case:12/18/1996

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $6,300 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,300
Current Penalty $2,100 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,100
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 09/20/1996 10/21/1996 $1,050 $2,100 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 5A0001 09/20/1996 10/21/1996 $1,050 $2,100 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01003 Serious 5A0001 09/20/1996 10/21/1996 $2,100 $2,100 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14416390Event: 06/10/1996Employee Killed When Crushed By Bucket Elevator
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on June 10, 1996, Employee #1, a millwright, was in the east leg boot pit preparing to adjust the pulley and bucket belt when the leg bucket belt was energized by electrical contractors. Employee #1's lanyard became caught by an ear on the pulley. He was pulled, waist first, into the pinch point between the pulley and the bucket belt and was crushed by the bucket elevator. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: work rules, caught by, construction, lockout, crushed, millwright, nip point, pulley, bucket elevator, communication
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 106586993 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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