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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 551358.015 - The Ifh Group, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Aurora

Nr: 551358.015Report ID: 0521400Open Date: 07/27/2012

The Ifh Group, Inc.
3300 East Rock Falls Road
Rock Falls, IL 61071
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 332420/Metal Tank (Heavy Gauge) Manufacturing
Mailing: 3300 East Rock Falls Road, Rock Falls, IL 61071

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/27/2012
Emphasis: L:PivClose Case:02/19/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident475191    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $20,790 $0 $0 $0 $0 $20,790
Current Penalty $16,632 $0 $0 $0 $0 $16,632
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100178 L04 II C 01/24/2013 02/12/2013 $5,544 $6,930 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100178 M05 III 01/24/2013 02/12/2013 $5,544 $6,930 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19100178 O05 01/24/2013 02/12/2013 $5,544 $6,930 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 23575.015Event: 07/27/2012Employee Is Operating Industrial Truck And Is Crushed And Ki
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on July 27, 2012, Employee #1 was operating an industrial truck and transporting 5 ft by 10 ft steel plates. The forklift was a Toyota LPG forklift (Model Number 7FGU35 and Serial Number 62510). A coworker found Employee #1 crushed and killed under the plates. His feet were forward and his trunk and head were looking away from the truck. There were no witnesses. The powered industrial truck was found running with the forks elevated approximately 6 ft above the ground and the brakes disengaged.
Keywords: suspended load, struck by, powered industrial vehicle, material handling, crushing
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 551358.015 Fatality Concussion Laborers, except construction

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