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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1431995.015 - Sterling Steel Company, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Aurora

Nr: 1431995.015Report ID: 0521400Open Date: 09/17/2019

Sterling Steel Company, Llc
101 Avenue K
Sterling, IL 61081
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 331111/Iron and Steel Mills
Mailing: 101 Avenue K, Sterling, IL 61081

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/17/2019
Emphasis: L:FallClose Case:04/27/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1499626    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $19,278 $0 $0 $0 $0 $19,278
Current Penalty $9,639 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,639
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100023 B08 03/11/2020 $9,639 $9,639 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19100030 C03 03/11/2020 $0 $9,639 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 119990.015Event: 09/16/2019Employee Falls From Top Of Silo And Is Killed
At 7:30 p.m. on September 16, 2019, an employee was working on top of a silo and had been taping a transfer pipe. At some point, the employee fell through the guardrail openings and struck the ground, killing him. Injuries included a fractured pelvis, dislocated bones, and head and neck lacerations.
Keywords: silo, dislocated, fall, fracture, laceration, guardrail, blunt force trauma
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1431995.015 Fatality Dislocation Laborers, except construction

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