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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1218564.015 - Arcelormittal Riverdale, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 1218564.015Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 03/21/2017

Arcelormittal Riverdale, Llc
13500 S. Perry Ave.
Riverdale, IL 60827
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 331513/Steel Foundries (except Investment)
Mailing: 13500 S. Perry Ave., Riverdale, IL 60827

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/18/2017
Close Case:08/18/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 94065.015Event: 03/13/2017Employee Caught Between Crane And Gate Rail Is Killed
At 10:00 a.m. on March 13, 2017, a 68 year old maintenance mechanic was working as a safety spotter on an overhead crane. The employee opened the gate to the platform and stepped off the crane. As the employee was stepping off the crane, the crane operator activated the crane. The employee's leg was caught between the crane and the gate rail. The employee was transferred to a hospital where he was diagnosed with a fractured femur and hip. The employee underwent surgery on March 20, 2017, and died during the surgery.
Keywords: caught in, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1218564.015 Fatality Fracture Miscellaneous machine operators, n.e.c.

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