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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1481013.015 - Polytemp Corporation

Inspection Information - Office: Maryland Hlth Reg 1

Nr: 1481013.015Report ID: 0352450Open Date: 06/29/2020

Polytemp Corporation
7950 Oceano Avenuenull
Jessup, MD 20794
Union Status: Union
NAICS: 423730/Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 1116 Middle River Roadnull, Middle River, MD 21220

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/01/2020
Close Case:02/09/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection1481169 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $6,825 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,825
Current Penalty $890 $0 $0 $0 $0 $890
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100028 B15 12/23/2020 01/04/2021 $445 $2,275 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100178 L01 I 12/23/2020 01/19/2021 $445 $2,275 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01003 Serious 19100335 A01 I 12/23/2020 01/04/2021 $2,275 $2,275 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 127397.015Event: 06/26/2020Employee Is Dead After Falling From Order Picker
At 12:59 p.m. on June 26, 2020, an employee was working for a merchant wholesale r of warm air heating and air conditioning equipment and supplies (HVAC equipmen t). He was operating a Jungheinrich model number EKS314 order-picker-style forkl ift. He had been permitted to operate the order-picker to make a repair to an ov erhead door. He had not received formal instruction on the operation of the orde r-picker. He was working at a height of approximately 2.4 meters (8 feet), makin g repairs to the door. He was not wearing fall protection. He fell from the orde r-picker and landed on concrete between a wall and a forklift guardrail next to the overhead door he was troubleshooting. He was dead. It could not be determine d whether he had experienced a medical emergency or he died from injuries due to the fall.
Keywords: door, elevated work plat, fall, fall protection, forklift, maintenance, order-picker , training, walking surface, work rules
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1481013.015 Fatality Occupation Not Listed

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