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Inspection: 307831974 - Six Flags Theme Parks, Inc. Dba Great America Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Chicago North


Inspection Nr: 307831974
Report ID: 0524200
Open Date: 06/02/2004

Site Address:
Six Flags Theme Parks, Inc. Dba Great America Llc
542 North Route 21
Gurnee, IL 60031

Mailing Address:
, , 00000

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 713110/Amusement and Theme Parks

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/01/2004


Close Case:07/27/2004

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 101262160
Referral 201265451 Yes
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
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 07/08/2004 07/13/2004 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201261633
Event: 06/16/2004
Employee Killed When Struck By Amusement Park Ride

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on or about May 29, 2004, Employee #1 was leaving a roller coaster area. He was struck by a car at the lower track level throwing him in the air. He struck the concrete floor, and suffered a head injury, fractured arms and legs, and was hospitalized. He later died at the hospital.

Keywords:amuse park/carnival, fracture, head, maintenance, guard, struck by, amusement ride, arm, concrete, leg

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307831974 Fatality Fracture Machinery maintenance occupations
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