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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1631129.015 - City Of Chicago - Streets And Sanitation

Inspection Information - Office: Illinois Public Sector


Inspection Nr: 1631129.015
Report ID: 0551701
Date Opened: 10/28/2022

Site Address:
City Of Chicago - Streets And Sanitation
4644 S Sacramento Avenue
Chicago, IL 60632

Mailing Address:
121 N Lasalle St. Attn: Mr. Brandon Johnson - Mayor, Chicago, IL 60602

Union Status: Union


NAICS: 562111/Solid Waste Collection

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: Y

Ownership: LocalGovt

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 12/21/2022


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1962321
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $10,000 $0 $0 $10,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $10,000 $0 $0 $10,000
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 820 ILCS 219/20(A) 03/01/2023 06/05/2023 $10,000 $10,000 $0 P - Petition to Mod Abatement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 151087.015
Event: 10/27/2022
Employee Is Killed When Stuck By Garbage Truck

At 1:00 p.m. on October 27, 2022, an employee was pulling the garbage cart betwe en the refuse truck and the residential brick and wrought iron fence to return t he garbage cart back to its original location in the front yard of the residence . A coworker (driver) backed up the refuse truck, in order to gain more clearanc e to make a right turn, and while turning right, the rear-left side of the refus e truck temporarily pinned and crushed the employee against the residential bric k fence post. The employee sustained multiple blunt force crush injuries that we re fatal. The refuse truck directly harmed and killed the employee.

Keywords:backing up, blunt force trauma, caught between, crushed, garbage truck, pinned, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1631129.015 Fatality Waste/Debris Collector
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