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Inspection: 301403507 - Motiva Enterprises

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South

Nr: 301403507Report ID: 0626700Open Date: 10/19/1998

Motiva Enterprises
2100 Houston Avenue
Port Arthur, TX 77640
Union Status: Union
SIC: 2911/Petroleum Refining

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/19/1998
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:03/10/2000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360974612    

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 02/02/1999 02/08/1999 $0 $7,000 $0 03/22/1999 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201921210Event: 10/16/1998Employee Killed When Run Over By Locomotive Train
At approximately 8:22 a.m. on October 16, 1998, Employee #1 was spotting and connecting rail cars. Employee #1 was in radio communication with the engineer of the locomotive being connected to another railcar and asked him to stop the train. Employee #1 then made the connection to the other rail car and radioed for the engineer to "come forward." At that time, Employee #1 was run over and killed by the locomotive. He was found by the engineer when he reached the area of track where Employee #1 was at the time of the last radio transmission.
Keywords: caught between, crushed, run over, train
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301403507 Fatality Amputation Railroad conductors and yardmasters

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