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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1489221.015 - Lkm, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Peoria

Nr: 1489221.015Report ID: 0524500Open Date: 08/20/2020

Lkm, Inc.
1201 N. Hershey Roadnull
Bloomington, IL 61704
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 561730/Landscaping Services
Mailing: 2020 Eagle Rdnull, Normal, IL 61761

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/20/2020
Close Case:01/13/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,446 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,446
Current Penalty $5,668 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,668
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 12/01/2020 $5,668 $9,446 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 128830.015Event: 08/19/2020Employee Is Pinned Underneath Lawn Mower And Is Killed
At 8:00 a.m. on August 19, 2020, an employee was mowing with a zero turn Exmark riding lawn mower. The employee was mowing a hill with a 30 degree slope without the roll bar erected and in the locked position. The mower flipped over and pi nned the employee underneath. The employee was unable to breath with the lawn mo wer resting on top of him, and he was killed. The preliminary cause of death is traumatic compressional asphyxia as a result of the weight of lawnmower compress ing on the employee's chest.
Keywords: asphyxiated, chest, lawn mower, pinned
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1489221.015 Fatality

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