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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 103488433 - Caterpillar Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Peoria

Nr: 103488433Report ID: 0524500Open Date: 08/06/1991

Caterpillar Inc.
901 W Washington Street
East Peoria, IL 61630
Union Status: Union
SIC: 3531/Construction Machinery and Equipment

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/09/1991
Close Case:10/01/1991

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1 2
Initial Penalty $6,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,500
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100132 A 08/21/1991 08/24/1991 $5,000 $5,000 $0 -
  2. 01002 Other 19100147 F03 II 08/21/1991 08/24/1991 $0 $1,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 855585Event: 08/06/1991Employee Killed In Fall As Grating Collapses
Employee #1 was attempting to remove the motor from a roof-mounted exhaust fan. He was working off a grating underneath the fan enclosure; the grating was not a designated work platform. He was not wearing a safety belt or lifeline. The grating collapsed, causing him to fall 28 ft 5 in. and land on a concrete floor. Employee #1 was killed instantly.
Keywords: lifeline, collapse, work rules, safety belt, grating, fall, fall protection
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 103488433 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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