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Inspection: 1607807.015 - Prime International Shipping Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South


Inspection Nr: 1607807.015
Report ID: 0626700
Date Opened: 07/13/2022

Site Address:
Prime International Shipping Llc
9100 Galveston Road Ste 5
Houston, TX 77034

Mailing Address:
711 W. Bay Area Blvd Suite 232, Webster, TX 77598

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 488991/Packing and Crating

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 07/13/2022


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1918522
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $14,917 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,917
Current Penalty $14,917 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,917
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 19100028 B03 I 01/06/2023 01/19/2023 $3,729 $3,729 $0 01/27/2023 C - Contested  
2. 01002 Serious 19100176 B 01/06/2023 01/26/2023 $4,351 $4,351 $0 01/27/2023 C - Contested  
3. 01003 Serious 19100178 L01 I 01/06/2023 01/26/2023 $3,729 $3,729 $0 01/27/2023 C - Contested  
4. 01004 Serious 19100212 A03 II 01/06/2023 01/19/2023 $3,108 $3,108 $0 01/27/2023 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 147856.015
Event: 07/12/2022
One Employee Is Killed And One Employee Sustains Fractures F

At 4:00 p.m. on July 12, 2022, Employee #1 and Employee #2 were loading vehicles into an intermodal container for shipment. The employees were using wire rope a nd clamps to suspect and secure the vehicle to the lashing points of the intermo dal container. A forklift was initially used to lift the vehicle as it was being secured, but the forklift was removed once the vehicle was suspended. The emplo yees were working under the suspended load to take measurements and adjust the w ooden form to be used to secure the next vehicle to be loaded onto the container . While the employees were working on the wooden form, one of the lashing points broke and the suspended vehicle fell onto the employees. Employee #1 was pronou nced dead at the scene from blunt force trauma. Employee #2 sustained a fracture d hip and was hospitalized.

Keywords:blunt force, blunt force trauma, container, containerized cargo, falling object, fracture, hip, loading, motor vehicle, struck by, suspended load

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1607807.015 Fatality
2 1607807.015 Hospitalized injury Hand packers and packagers
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