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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1391155.015 - 1 Heavy Equipment Loading Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City


Inspection Nr: 1391155.015
Report ID: 0521700
Open Date: 04/05/2019

Site Address:
1 Heavy Equipment Loading Inc.
6535 S. Austin Avenue
Bedford Park, IL 60638

Mailing Address:
6535 S. Austin Avenue, Bedford Park, IL 60638

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 04/05/2019


Close Case:08/10/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1443005
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,260 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,260
Current Penalty $9,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,500
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 19100147 C01 09/27/2019 12/16/2019 $9,500 $13,260 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 115152.015
Event: 04/05/2019
Employee Is Struck By Tool And Falls From Ladder; Later Dies

At 9:15 a.m. on April 5, 2019, an employee was working from a five-foot ladder a nd was disconnecting a hydraulic fluid line from the top of a brake accumulator during the dismantling of a Caterpillar 980G Wheel Loader. The employee was str uck in the head by a tool he was using or by the hydraulic line fitting and fell to the concrete floor. The employee was brought to the hospital, where he late r died.

Keywords:automotive repair, concrete slab, face, fall, head, ladder

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1391155.015 Fatality Mechanical engineering technicians
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