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Inspection: 1621376.015 - Mccook Cold Storage, Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City
Mccook Cold Storage, Inc.
8801 West 50th Street
Mc Cook, IL 60525
8801 West 50th Street, Mc Cook, IL 60525
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 493120/Refrigerated Warehousing and Storage
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 09/12/2022
Emphasis: L:Fall, L:Piv
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19100132 D01 I||11/02/2022||$14,000||$14,502||$0||12/06/2022||F - Formal Settlement|
|2.||01002||Other||19100132 F01||11/02/2022||$11,000||$14,502||$0||12/06/2022||F - Formal Settlement|
|3.||01003||Other||19100178 L04 III||11/02/2022||$5,000||$8,702||$0||12/06/2022||F - Formal Settlement|
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 the warehouse freezer room. While restacking boxes, the employee lost his balance and fell approximately 24 feet. The employee was transported to a local hospital, 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
|1||1621376.015||Fatality||Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.|