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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1621376.015 - Mccook Cold Storage, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City


Inspection Nr: 1621376.015
Report ID: 0521700
Date Opened: 09/12/2022

Site Address:
Mccook Cold Storage, Inc.
8801 West 50th Street
Mc Cook, IL 60525

Mailing Address:
8801 West 50th Street, Mc Cook, IL 60525

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 493120/Refrigerated Warehousing and Storage

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/12/2022

Emphasis: L:Fall, L:Piv

Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1945626
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $37,706 $0 $0 $0 $0 $37,706
Current Penalty $37,706 $0 $0 $0 $0 $37,706
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 19100028 B01 I 11/02/2022 $14,502 $14,502 $0 12/06/2022 C - Contested  
2. 01002 Serious 19100030 A01 11/02/2022 $14,502 $14,502 $0 12/06/2022 C - Contested  
3. 01003 Serious 19100178 L04 III 11/02/2022 $8,702 $8,702 $0 12/06/2022 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 149571.015
Event: 09/09/2022
Employee Dies From Blunt Force Trauma After Falling From Ele

At 5:15 p.m. on September 9, 2022, an employee was restacking boxes on the third tier storage rack at a warehouse. The employee was a forklift operator and was using an order picker to elevate himself to the third tier rack in an aisle of t he warehouse freezer room. While restacking boxes, the employee lost his balance and fell approximately 24 feet. The employee was transported to a local hospita l, where he died of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.

Keywords:blunt force, blunt force trauma, fall, fall from elevation, forklift, lost balance, misjudgement, misjudgement of hazardous situation, order-picker , powered industrial vehicle, stacked, warehouse

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1621376.015 Fatality Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.
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