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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1211133.015 - Metro East Industries, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Fairview Heights

Nr: 1211133.015Report ID: 0524530Open Date: 02/15/2017

Metro East Industries, Inc.
3800 Missouri Ave
Alorton, IL 62207
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 488210/Support Activities for Rail Transportation
Mailing: 3800 Missouri Ave, Alorton, IL 62207

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/15/2017
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:06/13/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1182666 Yes  
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 7 7
Current Violations 2 4 6
Initial Penalty $59,755 $0 $0 $0 $0 $59,755
Current Penalty $18,108 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,108
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100028 B01 I 05/16/2017 06/12/2017 $9,054 $12,675 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Other 19100179 H04 05/16/2017 06/12/2017 $0 $7,243 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01003 Serious 19100179 J03 05/16/2017 06/12/2017 $0 $7,243 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004 Other 19100184 D 05/16/2017 06/12/2017 $0 $7,243 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01005 Other 19100244 A01 II 05/16/2017 06/12/2017 $0 $7,243 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01006 Other 19100253 B02 IV 05/16/2017 06/12/2017 $0 $9,054 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01007 Serious 19100253 B04 III 05/16/2017 06/12/2017 $9,054 $9,054 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 93201.015Event: 02/13/2017Employee Falls From Fixed Ladder On Railcar And Fractures Bo
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on February 13, 2017, Employee #1 was inside a railcar repair facility and working in its car shop. He was assisting a coworker with the preparation and planned repair of top hatches of a hopper railcar. A fixed railcar ladder was used to ascend and descend from the top of the car. Fall protection system was not used. Employee #1 climbed down the fixed ladder with nothing in hand, lost his footing, and fell approximately 6 ft. He struck both heels on the concrete shop floor, resulting in two bilateral heel fractures. Employee #1 was transported to a medical center, where he received treatment and was then hospitalized.
Keywords: railroad car, fall, foot, ladder, fracture, repair
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1211133.015 Hospitalized injury Fracture Welders and cutters

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