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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||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|
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
|1||1621376.015||Fatality||Freight, stock and material handlers, n.e.c.|