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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1234689.015 - Mid-American Group

Inspection Information - Office: Michigan Safety Gen

Nr: 1234689.015Report ID: 0552652Open Date: 05/22/2017

Mid-American Group
8475 Port Sunlight Rd
Newport, MI 48166
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 238990/All Other Specialty Trade Contractors
Mailing: 8475 Port Sunlight Rd, Newport, MI 48166

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/29/2017
Emphasis: S:FallClose Case:03/15/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $21,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,000
Current Penalty $9,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 408.10015(3) 11/03/2017 12/11/2017 $4,900 $7,000 $0 11/27/2017 D - Govt Dismissed
  2. 01002 Serious 408.10220(1) 11/03/2017 12/11/2017 $4,900 $7,000 $0 11/27/2017 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01003 Serious 408.13390 11/03/2017 12/11/2017 $0 $7,000 $0 11/27/2017 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 95792.015Event: 05/22/2017Employee Falls From Ledge And Is Killed
At 8:00 a.m. on May 22, 2017, an employee was performing scheduled maintenance of welding shims on the Pecor rail system of a Basic Oxygen Process at a Steel Mill. The employee was using fall protection and went past a guard rail to access the area in which he needed to work. When the employee went into the area, he stepped onto a ledge that was filled with debris. The employee slipped and fell off the ledge. The employee's fall protection did not stop the employee's fall. He fell sixteen feet striking a vertical scaffolding post before stopping on top of the scaffolding deck. The employee's chest hit the vertical scaffolding post, and he was killed.
Keywords: fall, scaffold
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1234689.015 Fatality Other Welders and cutters

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