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Inspection: 1600304.015 - Caterpillar Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Peoria


Inspection Nr: 1600304.015
Report ID: 0524500
Date Opened: 06/02/2022

Site Address:
Caterpillar Inc.
8826 Us-24
Mapleton, IL 61547

Mailing Address:
8826 Us-24, Mapleton, IL 61547

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 331511/Iron Foundries

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/28/2022

Emphasis: L:Fall

Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1900721
Case Status: OPEN
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 $145,027 $0 $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 Willful 19100028 B06 I 11/09/2022 11/10/2022 $145,027 $145,027 $0 12/01/2022 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 146763.015
Event: 06/02/2022
Employee Is Killed After Falling Into Crucible Of Molten Iro

At 11:00 a.m. on June 2, 2022, an employee working on the melt deck, taking a sa mple of iron using a spoon (a long handle with a cup on the end) from the furnac e. The employee dropped to their knee, lost balance and fell into the crucible full of molten iron. The employee was killed from thermal industrial burns.

Keywords:burn, deck, fall from elevation, furnace, iron, lost balance, melting furnace, molten metal

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1600304.015 Fatality Occupation Not Listed
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