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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 301116885 - Universal Maritime Service Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Columbia

Nr: 301116885Report ID: 0418500Open Date: 07/06/2004

Universal Maritime Service Corp.
Mv Safmarine Zambezi Berth #3 Wando-Welch Terminal
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4491/Marine Cargo Handling
NAICS: 488310/Port and Harbor Operations
Mailing: 420 Shipping Lane, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/05/2004
Planning Guide: Safety-Maritime Close Case:12/06/2004

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19170071 E 10/05/2004 10/08/2004 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201450665Event: 07/05/2004Employee Is Killed When Crushed By Container
On July 5, 2004, Employee #1, a checker at a marine terminal, was working between the stacks of containers that were approximately three to four containers high. A crane operator did not see Employee #1 and placed a 40-foot intermodal container, carrying cargo, on top of him. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: caught between, crushed, containerized cargo, crane operator, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301116885 Fatality Other Stevedores

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