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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1225225.015 - Waste Management Of Kansas Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita

Nr: 1225225.015Report ID: 0729700Open Date: 04/18/2017

Waste Management Of Kansas Inc
7521 Nw Us Hwy 75null
Topeka, KS 66683
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 562920/Materials Recovery Facilities
Mailing: 7521 Nw Us Hwy 75null, Topeka, KS 66683

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/18/2017
Emphasis: L:RepvehicleClose Case:07/11/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1200816 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100305 B01 II 04/25/2017 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 94768.015Event: 04/11/2017Employee Is Struck By Forklift And Fractures Leg
At 7:45 a.m. on April 11, 2017, an employee was assisting a coworker to clean a work area that contained scrap cardboard. While the coworker operated a forklift to load the scrap cardboard into the conveyer of a baling machine, the employee was on foot picking up scrap material. As the coworker put the forklift into re verse and began backing up, the employee was struck by the forklift. The employe e sustained a broken leg, which he was hospitalized and received treatment. The incident investigation revealed that the backup alarm and strobe light of the fo rklift were in use at the time of the incident.
Keywords: backing up, fracture, inattention, industrial truck, leg, material handling, struck by, warehouse
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1225225.015 Hospitalized injury

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