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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1543088.015 - Rich Products Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City


Inspection Nr: 1543088.015
Report ID: 0521700
Date Opened: 07/21/2021

Site Address:
Rich Products Corporation
21511 Division Street
Crest Hill, IL 60403

Mailing Address:
21511 Division Street, Crest Hill, IL 60403

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 311412/Frozen Specialty Food Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/21/2021

Emphasis: N:Amputate, N:Svep

Case Closed: 08/26/2022

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1788763
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $145,027 $0 $0 $0 $145,027
Current Penalty $0 $0 $145,027 $0 $0 $145,027
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 Repeat 19100147 D 01/19/2022 01/31/2022 $145,027 $145,027 $0 02/11/2022 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 137358.015
Event: 07/20/2021
Employee Is Killed When Crushed In Conveyor

At 10:40 p.m. on July 20, 2021, an employee was hand cleaning a proofer infeed b elt when a coworker started the machine. The employee's right arm was pulled int o the machine rollers and he was crushed. Emergency services were notified and t he local fire department arrived and cut the conveyor belt to free the employee. Paramedics transported the employee to a local hospital, where he was pronounce d dead.

Keywords:caught in, cleaning, conveyor belt, crushed, energized, lockout/tagout

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1543088.015 Fatality Janitors and cleaners
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