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Inspection: 1461284.015 - Kenneth Hinnant

Inspection Information - Office: Houston North

Nr: 1461284.015Report ID: 0626600Open Date: 02/06/2020

Kenneth Hinnant
13924 E. Fm 1097 Roadnull
Willis, TX 77378
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238990/All Other Specialty Trade Contractors
Mailing: 827 County Road 903anull, Brazoria, TX 77422

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/15/2020
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: OPEN

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $8,096 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,096
Current Penalty $6,477 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,477
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 06/01/2020 06/05/2020 $3,238 $4,048 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260100 A 06/01/2020 06/05/2020 $3,238 $4,048 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 123779.015Event: 02/06/2020Employee Is Killed When Skid Steer Bucket Detaches And Falls
At 1:30 p.m. on February 6, 2020, an employee was working with a coworker to ins tall new wooden fence posts (seven feet tall by four inches diameter) using a sk id steer (Model Number C232 with low profile extended bucket attachment). The em ployee was holding up a post while the coworker operated the skid steer with the bucket full of soil (total weight with soil approximately 1,900 pounds) to driv e the post into the ground. As the coworker pushed down with the skid steer buck et, the bucket separated from the control arm and struck the employee and pinned him to the ground. The employee received a skull fracture and was killed.
Keywords: bucket , construction vehicle, falling object, fracture, pinned, press, skull, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1461284.015 Fatality Helpers, construction trades

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