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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1279292.015 - P1 Group, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita

Nr: 1279292.015Report ID: 0729700Open Date: 11/28/2017

P1 Group, Inc.
1550 South Mahaffie
Olathe, KS 66062
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Mailing: 13605 W 96th Terrace, Lenexa, KS 66215

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/01/2018
Close Case:06/13/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $12,934 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,934
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
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 02/02/2018 03/22/2018 $0 $12,934 $0 02/20/2018 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 101022.015Event: 11/27/2017Employee Is Struck And Killed By Pressurized Flange Cap
At 2:15 p.m. on November 27, 2017, Employee #1 was in the process of adding a new pipe to a section of piping that was pressurized to find leaks in the piping. Employee #1 connected his fall protection equipment and climbed on top of the piping racks to get into position to install the new pipe section. A coworker was positioned in a scissor lift during this operation, observing Employee #1. Employee #1 used a battery operated drill gun to loosen the bolts around the coupling device that was securing the 10 inch metal flange cap in place around the existing pipe. Employee #1 then twisted the metal flange cap by hand. When the flange coupling bolts were loosened, the employee rotated the flange cap, causing the pressurized flange cap to pop off, striking and killing Employee #1.
Keywords: pipe, pressure piping, struck by, fall protection, hand tool, head, bolt
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1279292.015 Fatality Other Pipelayer

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