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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1489463.015 - Louisiana Cotton Warehouses

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge


Inspection Nr: 1489463.015
Report ID: 0625700
Open Date: 08/23/2020

Site Address:
Louisiana Cotton Warehouses
8079 Hwy 138
Mer Rouge, LA 71261

Mailing Address:
8079 Hwy 138, Mer Rouge, LA 71261

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 493130/Farm Product Warehousing and Storage

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/23/2020


Close Case:05/06/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1648954
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $6,940 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,940
Current Penalty $6,940 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,940
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001A Serious 19100147 C04 II B 01/14/2021 02/01/2021 $4,048 $4,048 $0 Z - Issued  
2. 01001B Serious 19100147 C07 I A 01/14/2021 02/01/2021 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued  
3. 01002 Serious 19100178 L01 I 01/14/2021 02/04/2021 $2,892 $2,892 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 128878.015
Event: 08/21/2020
Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Falling Lift Truck

At 11:30 a.m. on August 21, 2020, an employee, a foreman, was repairing a lift t ruck. The employee lifted the truck utilizing a second lift truck. The employee raised the lift truck from the rear and crawled underneath to install the starte r, leaving it raised on the lift truck forks. A fall-stop was not used. The lift truck slipped off the forks and fell on top of the employee, crushing and killi ng him. The employee's body was discovered by a coworker.

Keywords:automotive repair, crushed, falling object, installing, slip, truck

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1489463.015 Fatality Farm workers
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