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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 112536339 - Kenco Columbus

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus

Nr: 112536339Report ID: 0522500Open Date: 09/25/2000

Kenco Columbus
5330 Crosswinds Dr.
Columbus, OH 43228
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4231/Terminal and Joint Terminal Maintenance Facilities for Motor Freight Transportation

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/06/2000
Close Case:01/18/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100750884    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 1 6
Current Violations 5 1 6
Initial Penalty $10,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,500
Current Penalty $7,350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,350
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 11/06/2000 12/09/2000 $1,750 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100178 P01 11/06/2000 11/09/2000 $1,050 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003A Serious 19101030 C02 IB 11/06/2000 12/09/2000 $1,050 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003B Serious 19101030 C02 IC 11/06/2000 12/09/2000 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004 Serious 19101030 F02 I 11/06/2000 12/09/2000 $1,750 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01005 Serious 19101030 G02 I 11/06/2000 12/09/2000 $1,750 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 02001A Other 19040002 A 11/06/2000 12/09/2000 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 02001B Other 19040005 C 11/06/2000 12/09/2000 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200750958Event: 09/25/2000Employee Killed When Struck By Cartons
At approximately 2:15 a.m. on September 25, 2000, Employee #1 was using a Toyota lift truck to stack cartons of lawn and garden tractors. She was placing the uppermost of six cartons when the second carton from the bottom gave way. As Employee #1 backed away, the entire stack of cartons began to collapse. She jumped out of the operator's seat and was struck by the top two cartons, each weighing between 695 lb and 725 lb. She suffered a fractured skull and brain lacerations and was transported to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 10:15 a.m. The forklift was equipped with clamps and overhead protection. At the time of the accident, Employee #1 was not wearing a seat belt.
Keywords: fracture, head, ind trk operator, unsecured, work rules, load shift, skull, mech mat handling, struck by, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 112536339 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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