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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1366031.015 - Amsted Rail Company, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Fairview Heights

Nr: 1366031.015Report ID: 0524530Open Date: 12/13/2018

Amsted Rail Company, Inc.
1700 Walnut St.Null
Granite City, IL 62040
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 336510/Railroad Rolling Stock Manufacturing
Mailing: 1700 Walnut St.Null, Granite City, IL 62040

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/04/2019
Close Case:11/07/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,260 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,260
Current Penalty $13,260 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,260
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100176 B 06/05/2019 07/23/2019 $13,260 $13,260 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 111800.015Event: 12/13/2018Employee Is Struck By Falling Casting Skids And Is Killed
At 2:00 p.m. on December 13, 2018, an employee was working with a coworker and t hey were attempting to pull five stacked casting skids along a holding rail usin g pneumatic winches in the blast area of a foundry. The employee had attached a n open hook from the north Ingersoil Rand Air Motor, Model EU, Serial Number RCA 91059, and had pulled the slack out of the cable which unbalanced the stack. T he falling casting skids toppled over on top of the employee, killing him.
Keywords: falling object, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1366031.015 Fatality Laborers, except construction

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