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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1948884 - Midwest Trane Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Chicago North


Inspection Nr: 1948884
Report ID: 0524200
Open Date: 10/10/1984

Site Address:
Midwest Trane Inc
1000 Waukegan Rd
North Brook, IL 60002

Mailing Address:
540 Executive Dr, Willowbrook, IL 60521

Union Status: Union



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 10/12/1984

Planning Guide: Safety-Construction


Close Case:01/16/1985

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 360570840
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $1,260 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,260
Current Penalty $600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $600
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19260500 D01 10/24/1984 10/27/1984 $300 $630 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19260500 E01 II 10/24/1984 10/27/1984 $300 $630 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 02001 Other 19260100 A 10/24/1984 10/27/1984 $0 $0 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 571539
Event: 10/01/1984
Employee Killed In Fall From Open-Sided Stair Landing

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on October 1, 1984, Employee #1 was descending from a roof through a scuttle hole by means of a ladder based on a third floor, 5 ft by 8 ft stair landing that was not protected by standard guardrails. He stepped back from the ladder, lost his balance, and fell 13 ft from the open-sided landing to a lower concrete stair level. Employee #1 sustained a concussion and was killed.

Keywords:work rules, ladder, stair landing, concussion, lost balance, open-sided floor, construction, descending, fall, unguarded

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1948884 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
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