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Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 914943.015 - Aldridge Electric, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Calumet City

Nr: 914943.015Report ID: 0521700Open Date: 06/26/2013

Aldridge Electric, Inc.
15 W. 87th St.
Chicago, IL 60620
Union Status: Union
SIC:
NAICS: 238210/Electrical Contractors
Mailing: 844 East Rockland Road, Libertyville, IL 60048

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:11/19/2013
Close Case:09/11/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident826932    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $7,000 $7,000
Current Penalty
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 11/26/2013 12/09/2013 $0 $7,000 $0 12/17/2013 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 47069.015Event: 06/25/2013Employee Suffers Heat Stroke And Is Killed
At 7:42 p.m. on June 25, 2013, an employee, recently hired, was carrying pipes above a trench and connecting them as part of the Transit Authority Removal Project located between the Northbound and Southbound lanes of the expressway. The employee was observed by coworkers stumbling while in the trench and sweating profusely. One of his coworkers, a site supervisor, had the employee sit in the shade and offered some water and rest. Another coworker put the employee into an air-conditioned cab of a mini-excavator as well. The employee was assisted by other coworkers when climbing up a ladder and some stairs where he collapsed. Emergency Medical Services was contacted and the Fire Department arrived on the scene. The County Medical Examiner stated the cause of death was heat stroke. The employee went through a project safety orientation which did include training on the employer's Heat Stress Prevention Program
Keywords: pipe, heat, trench, heat stroke
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 914943.015 Fatality Heat Exhaustion Electricians

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