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Inspection: 1617600.015 - Watco Companies Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge


Inspection Nr: 1617600.015
Report ID: 0625700
Date Opened: 08/26/2022

Site Address:
Watco Companies Llc
21255 Hwy 1 S.
Plaquemine, LA 70764

Mailing Address:
315 W 3rd St, Pittsburg, KS 66762

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 488210/Support Activities for Rail Transportation

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 09/01/2022


Case Closed:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1939153
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $12,031 $0 $0 $0 $0 $12,031
Current Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
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 5A0001 02/22/2023 04/04/2023 $10,000 $12,031 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 149176.015
Event: 08/25/2022
Employee Is Killed When Run Over By Railcar

At 9:00 a.m. on August 25, 2022, an employee was working on a railroad track and assisting in connecting railcars. The employee was on the track when a railcar ran him over. The employee was crushed and killed.

Keywords:crushed, crushing, rail, railroad, railroad car, railroad track, run over, transportation

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1617600.015 Fatality
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