Inspection: 1494778.015 - W.A. Management, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Naperville
W.A. Management, Inc.
951 Moorhead Drive
Batavia, IL 60510
921 Ainsley Dr., West Chicago, IL 60185
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 09/29/2020
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||5A0001||02/22/2021||03/31/2021||$9,555||$13,653||$0||03/18/2021||F - Formal Settlement|
At 9:06 a.m. on September 28, 2021, Employee # 1 was operating a riding mower on a hill close to a retention pond. The grassy embankment surrounding the pond ha s slopes with varying degree angles (between 15 and 30 degrees). At one point th e lawn mower rolled off the hill while Employee # 1 was operating it. The mower landed in the retention pond, pinning Employee # 1 under the water. There were n o witnesses to the incident. Employee # 1 was found by two other coworkers in th e pond along with the lawn mower. Although the lawn mower was equipped with rol l over protection, it was not in use at the time of the incident. Employee # 1 d rowned in the retention pond. Employee # 1 was trapped under the lawn mower aft er it fell into the pond. He was killed by drowning.
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