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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 301013603 - The Banks Company Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita

Nr: 301013603Report ID: 0729700Open Date: 05/29/1998

The Banks Company Inc.
1515 W. 6th Street
El Dorado, KS 67042
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 7699/Repair Shops and Related Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: P.O. Box 995, El Dorado, KS 67042

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/11/1998
Close Case:08/27/1998

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101340560    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 1 6
Current Violations 5 1 6
Initial Penalty $6,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,250
Current Penalty $6,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100177 C01 08/11/1998 08/28/1998 $1,250 $1,250 $0 -
  2. 01002A Serious 19100177 D04 II 08/11/1998 08/14/1998 $1,250 $1,250 $0 -
  3. 01002B Serious 19100177 D05 08/11/1998 08/14/1998 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 01003 Serious 19100177 F 08/11/1998 08/28/1998 $1,250 $1,250 $0 -
  5. 01004 Serious 19100177 F05 08/11/1998 08/28/1998 $1,250 $1,250 $0 -
  6. 01005 Serious 19100177 F10 08/11/1998 08/28/1998 $1,250 $1,250 $0 -
  7. 02001A Other 19100219 D01 08/11/1998 08/14/1998 $0 $0 $0 -
  8. 02001B Other 19100219 E01 I 08/11/1998 08/14/1998 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201340304Event: 05/27/1998Employee Killed When Struck By Tire Rim
At approximately 10:00 p.m. on May 27, 1998, Employee #1 was working in the mechanic shop. The shop services vehicles from two companies, Banks Companies, Inc. and The Banks Company, Inc. Banks Companies, Inc. is a trucking company, primarily transporting coke from the petroleum industry. The Banks Company, Inc. provides vehicles for dirt construction. Employee #1 was struck by the ring of a two-piece split-rim wheel while he was inflating the tire. The tire's pressure was low, with only approximately 12 to 13 pounds of pressure. The employee was determining the cause of the air pressure loss and repairing the tire. The wheel had been removed from the Ford dump truck, and was not in the available cage at the time of the incident. In addition, the airline assembly was not equipped with an in-line valve with a pressure gauge or regulator that could be preset. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: head, work rules, mechanic, laceration, restraining device, struck by, air line, tire rim, untrained
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301013603 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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