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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 1 4
Current Violations 3 1 4
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $2,500 $0 $7,500
Current Penalty $4,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100304 F04 07/24/1998 07/29/1998 $875 $1,250 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19170095 B01 II 07/24/1998 07/29/1998 $2,500 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19170026 F 07/24/1998 07/29/1998 $1,125 $1,250 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 02001 Other 19040008 A 07/24/1998 07/29/1998 $0 $2,500 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200270320 Event: 06/04/1998Employee Drowns After Falling Off Barge
Employee #1 and coworkers, of Clarkson Grain Company, Inc., were loading a river barge with grain when the upstream end of the barge swung away from the dock. Employee #1 left the dock and had mounted the barge when he apparently tripped on a winch cable. He fell, striking his head before continuing overboard into the Illinois River. A coworker attempted a rescue, but could not find him and it is presumed that he drowned. Employee #1 was not wearing a personal flotation device.
Keywords: loading, barge, head, ppe, work rules, tripped, river, fall, drown, life jacket
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300218328 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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