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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1444060.015 - National Railroad Passenger Corporation Dba Amtrak

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 1444060.015Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 11/12/2019

National Railroad Passenger Corporation Dba Amtrak
1600 S. Lumber Streetnull
Chicago, IL 60616
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 488210/Support Activities for Rail Transportation
Mailing: 1 Massachusetts Ave. Nwnull, Washington, DC 20001

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/02/2020
Close Case:05/12/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,494 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,494
Current Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
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 04/02/2020 04/08/2020 $10,000 $13,494 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 121568.015Event: 11/09/2019Employee Is Killed By Falling Railroad Wheel Assembly
At 7:00 p.m. on November 9, 2019, an employee was working for a nationwide rail passenger service. He was organizing the storage of idlers and traction motor as semblies. He was moving a traction motor assembly. This assembly consisted of tw o wheels connected by an axle with a motor attached to it. The assembly weighed about 7,440 kilograms (16,400 pounds). Nearby, there was an elevated idler assem bly, consisting of two wheels secured by an axle. It weighed about 2,000 kilogra ms (4,400 pounds). It became unstable and unsecured, and it fell. It struck and pinned the employee between the idler and another traction motor. He sustained f atal injuries as a result of being struck and pinned by the falling equipment. H is abdomen was crushed. He was killed.
Keywords: abdomen, axle, crushed, electric motor, falling object, pinned, railroad, railroad car, struck by, train, unsecured, unstable load, unstable position, wheel
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1444060.015 Fatality Machinists

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