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Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 2 1 3
Initial Penalty $4,200 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $5,700
Current Penalty $4,200 $0 $0 $1,500 $0 $5,700
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 10/30/1998 11/04/1998 $2,100 $2,100 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19150158 B02 10/30/1998 11/04/1998 $2,100 $2,100 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 19040008 10/30/1998 11/04/1998 $1,500 $1,500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200550218 Event: 05/25/1998Employee Falls Into River And Drowns
Employee #1 was painting the deck of a 35 ft by 195 ft river barge when he tripped over a kevel on the forward port corner of the ship. He fell backward into the Mississippi River and was carried under by the current. Employee #1 died of asphyxia by drowning. He was not wearing a work vest or life preserver at the time of the accident.
Keywords: barge, asphyxiated, work rules, tripped, river, fall, drown, life jacket, painter, work surface
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 301990784 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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