Inspection: 312314602 - Ports America

Inspection Information - Office: Ca South (Hh Unit)
Nr: 312314602Report ID:0950662Open Date: 09/24/2009
Ports America
2050 John S Gibson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90731
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4491/Marine Cargo Handling
NAICS: 488320/Marine Cargo Handling
Mailing: 2050 John S Gibson Blvd, San Pedro, CA 90731
Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:PartialAdvanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:SafetyClose Conference:12/21/2009
Planning Guide: Safety-Maritime Close Case:05/04/2015
Emphasis: S:Targeted Compl & Consult
Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
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Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3395 E01 12/21/2009 01/20/2010 $0 $300 $0 12/30/2009 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201693314Event: 09/23/2009Employee Dies Of Heart Failure On Hot Day
At approximately 1:00 p.m. on September 23, 2009, an employee was working with a crew of eight transferring the contents of a damaged container, boxes of blenders, to a new container on a hot day. After working for 3.5 hours the crew broke for lunch. The employee collapsed after returning from lunch break. The Coroner's report lists heart attack as the cause of death, with heat a possible contributing factor.
Keywords: heart attack, heat
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 312314602 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction