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Inspection: 307119776 - Dix Shipping Co.,Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Corpus Christi

 

Inspection Nr: 307119776
Report ID: 0626000
Open Date: 12/09/2003

Site Address:
Dix Shipping Co.,Inc
Dock 15,Port Of Brownsville
Brownsville, TX 78521

Mailing Address:
5500 R.L. Ostos Rd., Brownsville, TX 78521

Union Status: Union

SIC:4491

NAICS: 488320/Marine Cargo Handling


Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 03/03/2004

Planning Guide: Safety-Maritime

Emphasis: L:Longshore

Close Case:12/23/2004


Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 100211861
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 6
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 03/18/2004 04/13/2004 $0 $3,000 $0 04/16/2004 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
2. 01002 Serious 19170045 B01 03/18/2004 04/13/2004 $1,500 $3,000 $0 04/16/2004 F - Formal Settlement  
3. 01003 Serious 19170045 B02 03/18/2004 04/13/2004 $0 $3,000 $0 04/16/2004 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
4. 01004 Serious 19170045 F01 I 03/18/2004 04/13/2004 $1,500 $3,000 $0 04/16/2004 F - Formal Settlement  
5. 01005 Serious 19170045 F06 03/18/2004 04/13/2004 $0 $3,000 $0 04/16/2004 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
6. 01006 Serious 19170045 K01 03/18/2004 04/13/2004 $0 $3,000 $0 04/16/2004 F - Formal Settlement Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 200211449
Event: 12/09/2003
Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Falling Clamshell Bucket

On December 9, 2003, an employee was working on an excavator in the hold of a ship at the Port of Brownsville, Texas. He was struck and fatally crushed by a falling load. The load, consisting of a clamshell bucket and its contents, fell when the boom collapsed.

Keywords:shipyard, boom, collapse, crushed, excavator, falling object

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307119776 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
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