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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 103592440 - Patrick Media Group, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Chicago North

Nr: 103592440Report ID: 0524200Open Date: 06/29/1994

Patrick Media Group, Inc.
1st & North Avenue (Maywood Park Race Track)
Melrose Park, IL 60160
Union Status: Union
SIC: 7312/Outdoor Advertising Services
Mailing: 4000 South Morgan Street, Chicago, IL 60609

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/20/1994
Close Case:04/26/1995

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $0 $140,000 $70,000 $0 $0 $210,000
Current Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $110,000 $115,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Unclass 19100333 C03 12/21/1994 12/27/1994 $55,000 $70,000 $0 01/26/1995 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Unclass 19100333 C03 IA1 12/21/1994 12/30/1994 $55,000 $70,000 $0 01/26/1995 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 02001 Serious 19100023 C01 12/21/1994 12/27/1994 $5,000 $70,000 $0 01/26/1995 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 579375Event: 06/27/1994Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Metal Pipe
An employee was working on the top level platform on the back side of a billboard. He was working with a crew of other employees, mounting a vinyl advertisement on the billboard. The employee on the platform was inserting a 10-foot-long metal conduit into a sleeve on one end of the vinyl sheet. The conduit was to act as part of a framework for the sheet. The conduit contacted a 4000-volt overhead power line. He received an electric shock and was knocked off the platform. He fell a distance of about 40 feet to the ground. He was hospitalized, but died the next day as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, electric shock, fall, advertising sign, e gi ic, metal pipe
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 103592440 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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