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Inspection: 313027740 - Associated Marine Equipment

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge

Nr: 313027740Report ID: 0625700Open Date: 11/18/2009

Associated Marine Equipment
31450 Hwy 51 South
Manchac, LA 70421
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 4499/Water Transportation Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 488390/Other Support Activities for Water Transportation
Mailing: 1342 Hwy 44, Reserve, LA 70084

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/18/2009
Close Case:01/04/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100559327    

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 12/07/2009 12/15/2009 $3,000 $3,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200555902Event: 11/17/2009Employee Is Killed When Struck By Crane Boom
On November 17, 2009, three maintenance employees from Associated Marine Equipment dismantled a mobile crane boom to transport off-site for servicing. After dismantling the block from the boom-point, Employee #1 went to the top of the crane cab to guide the wire rope onto the drum. Employee #2, the job supervisor, received a phone call and moved in front of the crane cab to take the call. Employee #2 handed Employee #3 a screwdriver. Employee #3 began to remove two pins that connected the boom to the heel of the crane. After the removal of the second pin, the boom and heel section fell and struck Employee #3. He was killed.
Keywords: wire rope, boom, pin, crane boom, drum, crane cab, struck by, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313027740 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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