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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1419314.015 - Lkq Midwest Auto Parts Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Omaha


Inspection Nr: 1419314.015
Report ID: 0728900
Open Date: 07/30/2019

Site Address:
Lkq Midwest Auto Parts Corp.
8901 Irvington Rd.
Omaha, NE 68122

Mailing Address:
8901 Irvington Rd., Omaha, NE 68122

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 441310/Automotive Parts and Accessories Stores

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/30/2019

Emphasis: L:Repvehicle

Close Case:01/22/2020

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1479155 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $27,087 $0 $0 $0 $0 $27,087
Current Penalty $10,148 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $15,148
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 11/22/2019 01/24/2020 $10,148 $10,418 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002A Serious 19100029 B01 11/22/2019 01/24/2020 $0 $10,418 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01002B Serious 19100029 B02 I 11/22/2019 01/24/2020 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01003 Other 19100178 P01 11/22/2019 01/24/2020 $5,000 $6,251 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 118439.015
Event: 07/19/2019
Employee Incurs Multiple Injuries In Fall Through Metal Rack

At 3:30 p.m. on July 19, 2019, an employee was walking up the stairs of the shee t metal storage racking system to inspect a part to see if it was still availabl e. The flooring of the racking system is made up of metal grate sections. When the employee reached the second floor and went to get on the next set of stairs, a section of the metal grate flooring, which measured approximately 8.4 feet lo ng by 2 feet wide, came loose and slipped out when the employee stepped on it. This created an opening that the employee fell through to the concrete ground. The distance of the fall was approximately 9 feet. The employee sustained thre e cracked vertebrae, a fractured left shoulder, and a concussion. The employee w as hospitalized for these injuries.

Keywords:concussion, fall, fall from elevation, fracture, metal grading, shoulder bone, vertebra

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1419314.015 Hospitalized injury Dispatchers
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