Inspection: 1211133.015 - Metro East Industries, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Fairview Heights
Metro East Industries, Inc.
3800 Missouri Ave
Alorton, IL 62207
3800 Missouri Ave, Alorton, IL 62207
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 488210/Support Activities for Rail Transportation
Inspection Type: Referral
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 02/15/2017
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19100028 B01 I||05/16/2017||06/12/2017||$9,054||$12,675||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|2.||01002||Other||19100179 H04||05/16/2017||06/12/2017||$0||$7,243||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|3.||01003||Serious||19100179 J03||05/16/2017||06/12/2017||$7,243||$7,243||$0||I - Informal Settlement||Citation has been deleted.|
|4.||01004||Other||19100184 D||05/16/2017||06/12/2017||$0||$7,243||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|5.||01005||Other||19100244 A01 II||05/16/2017||06/12/2017||$0||$7,243||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|6.||01006||Other||19100253 B02 IV||05/16/2017||06/12/2017||$0||$9,054||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
|7.||01007||Serious||19100253 B04 III||05/16/2017||06/12/2017||$9,054||$9,054||$0||I - Informal Settlement|
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on February 13, 2017, Employee #1 was inside a railc ar repair facility and working in its car shop. He was assisting a coworker with the preparation and planned repair of top hatches of a hopper railcar. A fixed railcar ladder was used to ascend and descend from the top of the car. Fall prot ection system was not used. Employee #1 climbed down the fixed ladder with nothi ng in hand, lost his footing, and fell approximately 6 ft. He struck both heels on the concrete shop floor, resulting in two bilateral heel fractures. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he received treatment and was then hospitalized.
Keywords:fall, foot, fracture, ladder, railroad car, repair
|1||1211133.015||Hospitalized injury||Welders and cutters|