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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1531808.015 - Intercoastal Repair Services

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge


Inspection Nr: 1531808.015
Report ID: 0625700
Date Opened: 05/19/2021

Site Address:
Intercoastal Repair Services
3100 River Road
Jefferson, LA 70121

Mailing Address:
3100 River Road, Jefferson, LA 70121

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 336611/Ship Building and Repairing

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 05/19/2021


Case Closed: 08/09/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1768691
Inspection 1531859 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $16,384 $0 $0 $0 $0 $16,384
Current Penalty $5,120 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,120
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19150073 E 07/20/2021 08/02/2021 $5,120 $6,827 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19150152 A 07/20/2021 08/02/2021 $9,557 $9,557 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 135719.015
Event: 01/26/2021
Employee Is Killed Falling Into River

At 2:50 p.m. on January 26, 2021, Employee #1, a temporary employee, was on the starboard side of a coal barge after completing cleaning coke residue from the c argo area. He was removing the hoses that were used for the cleanup when a hose went overboard. The hose got entangled around the employee's foot/ankle and he w as pulled into the Mississippi River. Coworkers called "man overboard" and went to grab a life ring that was approximately 30-45 feet away on the dry dock but t he employee was swept away before they could reach him. The employee's body was recovered on May 15, 2021.

Keywords:barge, cleaning, coal hopper, drowning, entangled, hose, life jacket

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1531808.015 Fatality
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