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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1483454.015 - Midwest Carpet And Flooring, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City


Inspection Nr: 1483454.015
Report ID: 0521700
Date Opened: 07/15/2020

Site Address:
Midwest Carpet And Flooring, Inc.
1201 W. 37th Street
Chicago, IL 60609

Mailing Address:
1201 W. 37th Street, Chicago, IL 60609

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 442210/Floor Covering Stores

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/15/2020

Emphasis: L:Piv

Case Closed: 11/22/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1622675
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $44,338 $0 $0 $0 $0 $44,338
Current Penalty $30,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $30,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100178 A05 10/07/2020 11/03/2020 $3,000 $3,856 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100178 L01 I 10/07/2020 11/03/2020 $9,000 $13,494 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 19100178 N04 10/07/2020 11/03/2020 $9,000 $13,494 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
4. 01004A Serious 19100178 Q01 10/07/2020 11/03/2020 $9,000 $13,494 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 01004B Serious 19100178 Q07 10/07/2020 12/03/2020 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 127771.015
Event: 07/13/2020
Employee Is Caught In Between Two Forklifts And Incurs Multi

At 3:45 p.m. on July 13, 2020, an employee was operating/dismounted forklift. A nother forklift operator was operating their vehicles in the warehouse when the other forklift operator was unaware that the employee had dismounted the vehicle , backed up into the aisle striking and crushing the employee between the two fo rklifts. The employee was transported to the hospital and later died. The empl oyee sustained crushed shin, broken femur, and crushed pelvis.

Keywords:caught between, crushed, forklift, leg, pelvis, warehouse

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1483454.015 Fatality Industrial truck and tractor equipment operators
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