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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 17681487 - Robert E. Hamilton Consulting Engineers

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 17681487Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 11/28/1989

Robert E. Hamilton Consulting Engineers
Cedar & Spencer Roads Intersection
New Lennox, IL 60482
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 8711/Engineering Services
Mailing: 455 Ruby Street, Joliet, IL 60435

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/02/1990
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:01/29/1990

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360672505    

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19101200 E01 01/10/1990 02/12/1990 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 570234Event: 11/20/1989Two Construction Employees Killed When Struck By Car
On November 20, 1989, Employees #1and #2, the laborers, and Employee #3, an engineer directing the operation, were preparing the framework for pouring cement on the south-west corner of the road being resurfaced. The work was being done on the curb portion, where the road entered the intersection. An auto being driven south on the street, which was not under construction, struck a Type III Barricade on its west end and subsequently struck Employees #1, #2, and #3. Employee #3, who was in a standing position, was thrown and sustained fractures of both legs. Employee #3 was not expected to walk for the next two years. Employees #1 and #2, who were in a bent-over body position, were dragged under the car and into a ditch, and over cut-off brush stubble, which was 3 feet to 4 feet high. The auto did not stop until it struck a tree. Employees #1 and #2 sustained multiple injuries and died.
Keywords: cementing, struck by, vehicle, leg, fracture, pouring, ditch, struck against, construction, dragged
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 17681487 Hospitalized injury Fracture Occupation not reported

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