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Inspection: 1516768.015 - Freedomtrucks Of America, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge

Nr: 1516768.015Report ID: 0625700Open Date: 02/22/2021

Freedomtrucks Of America, Llc
6273 Hwy 90 E
Lake Charles, LA 70616
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 484121/ General Freight Trucking, Long-Distance, Truckload
Mailing: 6273 Hwy 90 Epo Box 16984, Lake Charles, LA 70616

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:02/24/2021
Close Case:11/18/2021

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1737456    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 8 8
Current Violations 5 3 8
Initial Penalty $53,831 $0 $0 $0 $0 $53,831
Current Penalty $18,139 $0 $0 $9,947 $0 $28,086
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100028 B01 I C 08/12/2021 09/08/2021 $2,926 $3,901 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100030 A01 08/12/2021 09/29/2021 $2,926 $3,901 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Other 19100134 D01 III 08/12/2021 09/08/2021 $4,096 $5,461 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004A Serious 19100146 D03 IV 08/12/2021 09/08/2021 $4,096 $5,461 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  5. 01004B Serious 19100146 D04 I 08/12/2021 09/08/2021 $0 $5,461 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  6. 01004C Serious 19100146 D04 VIII 08/12/2021 09/08/2021 $0 $5,461 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  7. 01004D Serious 19100146 D05 I 08/12/2021 09/08/2021 $0 $5,461 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  8. 01008 Serious 19100146 E01 08/12/2021 09/08/2021 $4,096 $5,461 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  9. 01009 Serious 19100146 G01 08/12/2021 09/29/2021 $4,096 $5,461 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  10. 01010 Other 19100151 C 08/12/2021 09/08/2021 $2,926 $3,901 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  11. 01011 Serious 19101200 H01 08/12/2021 09/29/2021 $2,926 $3,901 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 133632.015Event: 02/22/2021Employee Is Asphyxiated And Dies In Nitrogen-Filled Tanker
At 9:45 a.m. on February 22, 2021, an employee was working for a general, long-d istance, truckload freight trucking company. He washed vehicles and cleaned equi pment for the company. He was cleaning a tanker trailer that had contained ALFOL 16. This is a tradename for 1-Hexadecanol. The employer stated that the employe e was inspecting the tank for materials. The atmosphere in the tanker had been c harged with nitrogen. It was low in oxygen. The employee lost consciousness and died from asphyxia. He was not hospitalized.
Keywords: asphyxiated, carboxyhemoglobin, cleaning, lack of oxygen, loss of consciousness, lost consciousness, nitrogen, oxygen, oxygen deficiency, tank cleaning, tank truck, toxic atmosphere, trailer truck, unconsciousness
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1516768.015 Fatality Vehicle washers and equipment cleaners

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