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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1452719.015 - Sweet Specialty Solutions, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Aurora

Nr: 1452719.015Report ID: 0521400Open Date: 12/23/2019

Sweet Specialty Solutions, Llc
1005 101st Street
Woodridge, IL 60517
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 311313/Beet Sugar Manufacturing
Mailing: 1145 101st Street, Lemont, IL 60439

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/01/2020
Emphasis: L:PivClose Case:03/24/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $26,988 $0 $0 $0 $0 $26,988
Current Penalty $21,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,600
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 05/12/2020 06/03/2020 $13,494 $13,494 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100178 L01 I 05/12/2020 06/03/2020 $8,106 $13,494 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 122740.015Event: 12/23/2019Employee Is Crushed When Struck By Falling Container Of Suga
At 10:15 a.m. on December 23, 2019, an employee was operating a forklift in reverse between two single rows of ten tiers when he struck the stacked bulk sugar containers and one started to leak. The employee attempted to patch the container and went to collect some more material. When he returned and began to apply his patch, the higher container that was supported by the lower fell and struck the employee, crushing and killing him.
Keywords: struck by, suffocated, forklift, falling object, powered industrial vehicle, crushed, warehouse
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1452719.015 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation Not Listed

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