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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 2220838 - La Mantia Plastics Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Chicago North

 

Inspection Nr: 2220838
Report ID: 0524200
Open Date: 01/03/1985

Site Address:
La Mantia Plastics Inc
2525 W Lemoyne
Melrose Park, IL 60160

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion

SIC:3089

NAICS: 0 


Inspection Type: Complaint

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Health

Close Conference: 01/10/1985

Emphasis:

Close Case:07/29/1985


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Complaint 71055107 Yes
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 6 9
Current Violations 3 6 9
Initial Penalty $790 $0 $0 $0 $0 $790
Current Penalty $150 $0 $0 $0 $0 $150
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 19100212 A01 01/18/1985 04/15/1985 $150 $180 $0 02/06/1985 F - Formal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100215 A02 01/18/1985 04/15/1985 $0 $120 $0 02/06/1985 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 01003A Serious 19100178 I01 01/18/1985 02/11/1985 $0 $490 $0 F - Formal Settlement  
4. 01003B Serious 19101000 A02 01/18/1985 02/11/1985 $0 $0 $0 F - Formal Settlement  
5. 01003C Serious 19101000 E 01/18/1985 04/15/1985 $0 $0 $0 02/06/1985 F - Formal Settlement  
6. 02001 Other 19030002 A01 01/18/1985 01/29/1985 $0 $0 $0 F - Formal Settlement  
7. 02002 Other 19040002 A 01/18/1985 01/29/1985 $0 $0 $0 F - Formal Settlement  
8. 02003 Other 19100178 A06 01/18/1985 02/11/1985 $0 $0 $0 F - Formal Settlement  
9. 02004 Other 19100215 A04 01/18/1985 04/15/1985 $0 $0 $0 F - Formal Settlement  
10. 02005 Other 19100252 A02 IIB 01/18/1985 04/15/1985 $0 $0 $0 F - Formal Settlement  
11. 02006 Other 19100252 A02 IVC 01/18/1985 04/15/1985 $0 $0 $0 F - Formal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 14387112
Event: 01/03/1985
Employees Exposed To Carbon Monoxide From Forklift Truck

AT LEAST 4 EMPLOYEES SUFFERED FROM OVEREXPOSURE TO CARBON MONOXIDE. THE SOURCE OF THE CARBON MONOXIDE EXPOSURE WAS AN OTIS LPG FORK LIFT TRUCK USED FOR MATERIAL HANDLING IN THE PLANT. THE TRUCK HAD BEEN PURCHASED USED BY THE EMPLOYER APPROXIMATELY 5 YEARS AGO. THE TRUCK IS USED 2 TO 4 HOURS PER SHIFT. 3 OF THE 4 AFFECTED EMPLOYEES HAD CARBOXYHEMOGLOBIN LEVELS IN EXCESS OF 25% MORE THAN ONE HOUR AFTER REMOVAL FROM THE PLANT. NO MECHANICAL VENTILATION WAS PROVIDED IN THE PLANT.

Keywords:ventilation, industrial truck, lp gas, mech mat handling, carboxyhemoglobin, carbon monoxide

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2220838 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported
2 2220838 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported
3 2220838 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported
4 2220838 Hospitalized injury Asphyxia Occupation not reported
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