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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 313642365 - Los Angeles Harbor Grain Terminal

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

Nr: 313642365Report ID: 0950635Open Date: 03/07/2011

Los Angeles Harbor Grain Terminal
2422 E Sepulveda Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90810
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 5153/Grain and Field Beans
NAICS: 424510/Grain and Field Bean Merchant Wholesalers

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/19/2011
Close Case:02/23/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident362465551    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $0 $0 $0 $5,000 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,000 $0 $2,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 342 A 08/19/2011 08/24/2011 $2,000 $5,000 $0 09/21/2011 J - ALJ Decision

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 202530671Event: 02/22/2011Employee Amputates Foot When Run Over By Rail Car
At approximately 5:55 p.m. on February 22, 2011, Employee #1 was working at a grain terminal in Long Beach, California. While a coworker was operating a shuttle wagon, pushing grain rail cars in a northerly direction on rail one, Employee #1, a general laborer, was performing the duties of a spotter. As the rail cars were being pushed into position by the shuttle wagon, the operator lost visual contact with Employee #1. This prompted the operator to stop the wagon. When the coworker looked back, regaining visual contact with Employee #1, he observed Employee #1 hopping on his right foot. One of the rail cars had run over Employee #1's foot. Using a radio, the coworker radioed to the yard's supervisor, who contacted emergency services. Employee #1 was taken to Long Beach Memorial Hospital in Long Beach, California, where he was hospitalized and treated for crushing injuries to his left foot. Treatment resulted in the partial amputation of his left foot from mid-foot to his toes.
Keywords: amputated, grain, obstructed view, railroad car, crushed, railroad track, run over, foot
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 313642365 Hospitalized injury Amputation Occupation not reported

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