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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1481013.015 - Polytemp Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Hlth Reg 1


Inspection Nr: 1481013.015
Report ID: 0352450
Open Date: 06/29/2020

Site Address:
Polytemp Corporation
7950 Oceano Avenue
Jessup, MD 20794

Mailing Address:
1116 Middle River Road, Middle River, MD 21220

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 423730/Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/01/2020


Close Case:02/09/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1612550
Inspection 1481169 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $6,825 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,825
Current Penalty $890 $0 $0 $0 $0 $890
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 B15 12/23/2020 01/04/2021 $445 $2,275 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100178 L01 I 12/23/2020 01/19/2021 $445 $2,275 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 19100335 A01 I 12/23/2020 01/04/2021 $2,275 $2,275 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 127397.015
Event: 06/26/2020
Employee Is Dead After Falling From Order Picker

At 12:59 p.m. on June 26, 2020, an employee was working for a merchant wholesale r of warm air heating and air conditioning equipment and supplies (HVAC equipmen t). He was operating a Jungheinrich model number EKS314 order-picker-style forkl ift. He had been permitted to operate the order-picker to make a repair to an ov erhead door. He had not received formal instruction on the operation of the orde r-picker. He was working at a height of approximately 2.4 meters (8 feet), makin g repairs to the door. He was not wearing fall protection. He fell from the orde r-picker and landed on concrete between a wall and a forklift guardrail next to the overhead door he was troubleshooting. He was dead. It could not be determine d whether he had experienced a medical emergency or he died from injuries due to the fall.

Keywords:door, elevated work plat, fall, fall protection, forklift, maintenance, order-picker , training, walking surface, work rules

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1481013.015 Fatality Occupation Not Listed
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