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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1211133.015 - Metro East Industries, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Fairview Heights

 

Inspection Nr: 1211133.015
Report ID: 0524530
Open Date: 02/15/2017

Site Address:
Metro East Industries, Inc.
3800 Missouri Ave
Alorton, IL 62207

Mailing Address:
3800 Missouri Ave, Alorton, IL 62207

Union Status: Union

SIC:

NAICS: 488210/Support Activities for Rail Transportation


Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/15/2017

Emphasis: L:Fall

Close Case:06/13/2017


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1182666 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 7
Current Violations 2 4 6
Initial Penalty $59,755 $0 $0 $0 $0 $59,755
Current Penalty $18,108 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,108
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# 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  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 93201.015
Event: 02/13/2017
Employee Falls From Fixed Ladder On Railcar And Fractures Bo

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

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1211133.015 Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters
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