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Inspection: 106967904 - Southern Marine Construction Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Nashville

Nr: 106967904Report ID: 0420100Open Date: 12/07/2000

Southern Marine Construction Co.
2574 Plant Road
Memphis, TN 38109
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1629/Heavy Construction, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 100 Hamm Road, Chattanooga, TN 37405

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:03/08/2001
Emphasis: S:Construction, S:Construction FatalitiesClose Case:04/17/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident102081163    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 5 1 6
Current Violations 5 1 6
Initial Penalty $15,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $15,750
Current Penalty $10,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260095 A 04/03/2001 05/04/2001 $1,660 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260501 B01 04/03/2001 04/09/2001 $5,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260502 D08 04/03/2001 04/20/2001 $1,660 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004A Serious 19260550 B02 04/03/2001 04/20/2001 $1,660 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004B Serious 19260550 G03 IIC 04/03/2001 04/20/2001 $0 $0 $0 -
  6. 01005 Serious 19261053 B05 I 04/03/2001 04/20/2001 $520 $1,250 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 02001 Other 19260550 G04 III 04/03/2001 04/20/2001 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202064101Event: 12/06/2000Employee Fell From 3-Ton Winch
An employee working for a private contractor at a fossil power plant fell during construction work on a coal barge unloading terminal. The employee had been standing on a 3-ton winching device in an attempt to bring newly installed steel pilings into vertical alignment, while activating the device with his foot. During the operation he fell approximately 50 feet to the surface below which consisted of a mixture of coal, gravel and water. A lifeline for fall protection was available along the entire length of the structure and was within reach of the employee. He was not wearing any type of fall protection device at the time of the fall. The employee died of his injuries.
Keywords: barge, coal, fall, fall protection
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 106967904 Fatality Other Construction trades, n.e.c.

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