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Inspection: 314030602 - Lindsey Masonry Co., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Wichita

Nr: 314030602Report ID: 0729700Open Date: 09/20/2010

Lindsey Masonry Co., Inc.
12501 W. 175th St.
Overland Park, KS 66062
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1741/Masonry, Stone Setting, and Other Stone Work
NAICS: 238140/Masonry Contractors
Mailing: 4623 N 123rd Terrace, Kansas City, KS 66109

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/24/2010
Emphasis: S:Fall From HeightClose Case:02/25/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101345908    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $21,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,000
Current Penalty $15,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $15,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260451 F01 01/07/2011 03/31/2011 $5,250 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260451 F03 01/07/2011 03/31/2011 $5,250 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260451 F07 01/07/2011 03/31/2011 $5,250 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201345493Event: 09/17/2010Employee Is Killed In Fall From Scaffold
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on September 17, 2010, employees of a masonry contractor were constructing a new school in Overland Park, Kansas. Employee #1, who was leading scaffolding operation and use, directed the employees to load the Morgan scaffold with block. Immediately after the scaffold was loaded, Employee #1 directed the employees to raise the work platform one foot higher. Two Employees attempted to raise the work platform using the winches on the Morgan scaffold. The employees told Employee #1 that they could not raise the platform and they thought it had too much weight on it. Employee #1 again told the employees to raise the platform. As the two employees continued to try and raise the work platform, the two-part line sheave assembly at the top of the scaffold tower failed and caused the work platform to fall approximately 3 feet down the tower assembly. Employee #1 and the block load fell to the ground. The other two employees grabbed onto the scaffold towers and did not fall. Employee #1 was killed and pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: platform, blocks, overloaded, construction, equipment failure, fall, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314030602 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Brickmasons and stonemasons

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