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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1321581.015 - Kone, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Region 3

Nr: 1321581.015Report ID: 0352430Open Date: 06/08/2018

Kone, Inc.
24 Schilling Road
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 238290/Other Building Equipment Contractors
Mailing: 4225 Napierville Roadsuite #400, Lisle, IL 60532

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/27/2018
Emphasis: S:CrshstrkClose Case:08/28/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $4,450 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,450
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 05-104(A) 12/04/2018 12/12/2018 $0 $4,450 $0 12/19/2018 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 109274.015Event: 06/08/2018Employee Is Crushed In Elevator Shaft And Is Killed
At 8:30 a.m. on June 8, 2018, an employee finished installing additional weights to the counterweights on elevator car D and was preparing to do the same to the next car, E. Out of sight, he was in verbal communication with coworker #1 who was located in a third elevator car, F, and out of contact with coworker #2. Coworker #2 was on the 8th floor waiting to meet with someone when he decided to come down to the ground floor. Coworker #2 entered elevator car E and descended without making any contact with his coworkers, when he heard someone cry out. Inspecting the situation, the employee was found crushed between a counterweight and a horizontal I beam.
Keywords: beam, installing, lockout/tagout, communication, crushed
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1321581.015 Fatality Asphyxia Elevator installers and repairers

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