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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1489221.015 - Lkm, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Peoria


Inspection Nr: 1489221.015
Report ID: 0524500
Open Date: 08/20/2020

Site Address:
Lkm, Inc.
1201 N. Hershey Road
Bloomington, IL 61704

Mailing Address:
2020 Eagle Rd, Normal, IL 61761

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/20/2020


Close Case:01/13/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1646680
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,446 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,446
Current Penalty $5,668 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,668
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 5A0001 12/01/2020 $5,668 $9,446 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 128830.015
Event: 08/19/2020
Employee Is Pinned Underneath Lawn Mower And Is Killed

At 8:00 a.m. on August 19, 2020, an employee was mowing with a zero turn Exmark riding lawn mower. The employee was mowing a hill with a 30 degree slope without the roll bar erected and in the locked position. The mower flipped over and pi nned the employee underneath. The employee was unable to breath with the lawn mo wer resting on top of him, and he was killed. The preliminary cause of death is traumatic compressional asphyxia as a result of the weight of lawnmower compress ing on the employee's chest.

Keywords:asphyxiated, chest, lawn mower, pinned

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1489221.015 Fatality
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