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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1427029.015 - Mclean County - Highway Dept

Inspection Information - Office: Illinois Public Sector

Nr: 1427029.015Report ID: 0551702Open Date: 08/30/2019

Mclean County - Highway Dept
County Rd. 1200 E. And County Rd. 2250 Northnull
Hudson, IL 61748
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 488490/Other Support Activities for Road Transportation
Mailing: 115 E Washington St, Room 401po Box 2400 Attn: Board Chairman John Mcintyre, Bloomington, IL 61702

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/30/2019
Emphasis: S:SppilClose Case:11/04/2019

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19261408 A02 09/25/2019 10/30/2019 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01001B Serious 19261427 A01 09/25/2019 11/30/2019 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 119474.015Event: 08/28/2019Employee Is Electrocuted When Crane Booms Strikes Power Line
At 10:45 a.m. on August 28, 2019, an employee and a coworker were using an Inter national Workstar truck with a PM industries Flatbed Crane Model 14023 E mounted just behind the cab to perform highway road sign post installation. The employ ee was moving the crane boom into position over a 14 foot tall post that was bei ng installed and his coworker told him that he was getting close to the power li nes. The coworker looked back at the employee and saw that he was shaking while holding the controls and sparks with flame were appearing from the outriggers w here they were touching the blacktop pavement. The employee was electrocuted.
Keywords: crane boom, electrocuted, power lines, struck against
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1427029.015 Fatality Highway Maintenance Worker

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