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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 17680331 - Queen Of Heaven Cemetery

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 17680331Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 08/22/1989

Queen Of Heaven Cemetery
1400 South Wolf Road
Hillside, IL 60162
Union Status: Union
SIC: 6553/Cemetery Subdividers and Developers

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/10/1989
Close Case:12/06/1989

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $1,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,600
Current Penalty $1,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100106 E06 I 10/31/1989 12/03/1989 $1,000 $1,000 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100212 A05 10/31/1989 11/13/1989 $600 $600 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 19100252 A02 IVC 10/31/1989 11/03/1989 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14377121Event: 08/04/1989Employee Dies As Result Of Lawn Mower Fire
Employee #1 was riding a lawn mower while cutting grass. Employee #1 stopped and shut off the lawn mower to check gas tank fuel level. Flammable gas vapors were emitted into the air. These vapors came in contact with the hot engine of the lawn mower and a fire started. Employee #1 came in contact with the flames and sustained fatal burns to the body.
Keywords: burn, fire, lawn mower, gasoline
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 17680331 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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