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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 301188462 - American Seafoods Company

Inspection Information - Office: Washington


Inspection Nr: 301188462
Report ID: 1032300
Date Opened: 06/07/2000

Site Address:
American Seafoods Company
Barge Malolo
Port Angeles, WA 98362

Mailing Address:
Attn: Robert Lang, 2025 First Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121

Union Status: NonUnion



Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/07/2000

Planning Guide: Safety-Maritime


Case Closed: 04/03/2001

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 101580223
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $21,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,000
Current Penalty $10,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,500
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 19180081 A 06/23/2000 07/13/2000 $7,000 $7,000 $0 07/18/2000 J - ALJ Decision  
2. 01002 Serious 19180081 K 06/23/2000 07/13/2000 $7,000 $7,000 $0 07/18/2000 J - ALJ Decision Citation has been deleted.
3. 01003 Serious 19180103 A 06/23/2000 07/13/2000 $3,500 $7,000 $0 07/18/2000 J - ALJ Decision  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 201580743
Event: 06/07/2000
Employee Struck And Killed By Falling Tank

Employee #1, a deckhand supervisor, was loading a Surimi tank from a barge onto a vessel . As the rigging passed over him, the tank for some reason rolled out of the rigging, fell on Employee #1, struck him in the head, and killed him. The tank was not rigged properly and the hoisting area was set up so that the load passed over Employee #1.

Keywords:loading, barge, head, ship, struck by, falling object

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301188462 Fatality Concussion Stevedores
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