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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,900 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,900
Current Penalty $3,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 12/23/2013 01/15/2014 $3,500 $4,900 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 47846.015 Event: 07/03/2013Employee Is Caught Below Deck On A Capsized Tugboat And Drow
At 6:00 a.m. on July 3, 2013, an employee was assisting with towing a barge on t he Mississippi River. The employee removed the mooring lines from the lock boll ards and the barge captain tried to engage the engines but the engines did not e ngage, leaving the tugboat with no propulsion capabilities. The tugboat drifted and was swept through a dam lock where it rolled to its port side. The captain a nd a coworker were in the pilot house cabin and were swept overboard before bein g rescued. The employee had left the pilot house to go to the deck below and wa s caught by the water flowing into that level. The employee drowned.
Keywords: barge, drown, drowning, ship
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 917531.015 Fatality Occupation Not Listed

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