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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $16,384 $0 $0 $0 $0 $16,384
Current Penalty $5,120 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,120
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19150073 E 07/20/2021 08/02/2021 $5,120 $6,827 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19150152 A 07/20/2021 08/02/2021 $9,557 $9,557 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 135719.015 Event: 01/26/2021Employee Is Killed Falling Into River
At 2:50 p.m. on January 26, 2021, Employee #1, a temporary employee, was on the starboard side of a coal barge after completing cleaning coke residue from the c argo area. He was removing the hoses that were used for the cleanup when a hose went overboard. The hose got entangled around the employee's foot/ankle and he w as pulled into the Mississippi River. Coworkers called "man overboard" and went to grab a life ring that was approximately 30-45 feet away on the dry dock but t he employee was swept away before they could reach him. The employee's body was recovered on May 15, 2021.
Keywords: barge, cleaning, coal hopper, drowning, entangled, hose, life jacket
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1531808.015 Fatality

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