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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1177919.015 - Mi-Jack Products, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Parsippany

Nr: 1177919.015Report ID: 0214200Open Date: 09/16/2016

Mi-Jack Products, Inc.
125 County Road
Jersey City, NJ 07097
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 811310/Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment (except Automotive and Electronic) Repair and Maintenance
Mailing: 3115 W. 167th Street, Hazel Crest, IL 60429

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/15/2017
Close Case:03/22/2018
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,243 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,243
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,000 $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 Other 19100178 Q01 02/15/2017 02/22/2017 $5,000 $7,243 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 88104.015Event: 08/15/2016Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Falling Container
At 1:30 p.m. on August 15, 2016, Employee #1, a forklift operator, was using a Hoist Side loader forklift to unload intermodal containers from railroad well cars and placing them on chassis pulled by hostler trucks. The employee was loading a 53 foot intermodal container with the forklift from the railroad well car when the mast hinge area of the forklift failed and the container fell on the cab of the forklift. The forklift was not overloaded, however the majority of the weight in the container was on the forklift's left side.The falling container and mast of the forklift crushed Employee #1 in the cab of the forklift causing multisystem trauma, killing him.
Keywords: unstable load, crushed, powered industrial vehicle, loading, falling object, containerized cargo
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1177919.015 Fatality Asphyxia Operating engineers

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