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Inspection: 1548687.015 - Watco Companies Inc
Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge
Watco Companies Inc
115 Post Plant Road
Deridder, LA 70634
315 W 3rd St, Pittsburg, KS 66762
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 488210/Support Activities for Rail Transportation
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 08/20/2021
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||5A0001||02/04/2022||02/24/2022||$14,502||$14,502||$0||03/14/2022||C - Contested|
At 8:00 a.m. on August 17, 2021, an employee was moving outbound railcars from t he plant and gathering inbound railcars to bring into plant. The employee, a swi tchman in training, noticed a railcar moving backwards so he ran to set the brak es and was caught in between two railcars and crushed. The employee was rushed t o the hospital but died from his injuries.
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