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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1225724.015 - Midwest Drywall & Acoustical Co., Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City


Inspection Nr: 1225724.015
Report ID: 0521700
Open Date: 04/13/2017

Site Address:
Midwest Drywall & Acoustical Co., Inc.
1435 W. 15th Street
Chicago, IL 60608

Mailing Address:
8125 S. Grant Hwy, Marengo, IL 60152

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 238310/Drywall and Insulation Contractors

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/19/2017

Emphasis: L:Fall, L:Gutreh

Close Case:10/17/2017

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1243895 Yes
Inspection 1223016 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $5,433 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,433
Current Penalty $2,717 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,717
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. 01001A Serious 19260502 I03 08/08/2017 08/16/2017 $1,902 $3,803 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01001B Serious 19260502 I04 08/08/2017 08/16/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01002 Serious 19260503 A01 08/08/2017 10/02/2017 $815 $1,630 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 97681.015
Event: 04/13/2017
Employee Falls Through Unprotected Floor Hole And Incurs Bru

On April 13, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a drywall company, was working at a multifamily residential building. He was performing clean up operations on the third floor, sweeping trash and cleaning up debris in an area near the trash chu te. As Employee #1 swept closer to the chute, he stepped back and fell through a floor hole, a fall height of 10 feet. Emergency services were called, and Emp loyee #1 was transported to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for sever e bruising to his legs and back. The subsequent investigation determined there had been no cover over the floor hole or appropriate warning label/signage.

Keywords:back, cleaning, construction, contusion, cover, fall, floor hole, floor opening, leg, unsecured

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1225724.015 Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction
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