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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 976941.015 - Gulf Stream Marine

Inspection Information - Office: Houston North

Nr: 976941.015Report ID: 0626600Open Date: 05/11/2014

Gulf Stream Marine
13901 Industrial Roadnull
Houston, TX 77015
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 488320/Marine Cargo Handling
Mailing: 10000 Manchester Ave.Street C, Houston, TX 77012

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:05/15/2014
Emphasis: L:Marine6Close Case:02/03/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Inspection978792 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 08/12/2014 08/27/2014 $7,000 $7,000 $0 09/04/2014 R - Review Commission

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 61769.015Event: 05/10/2014Employee Is Struck By Overhead Cargo And Is Killed
At 7:15 p.m. on May 10, 2014, a longshoremen was placing dunnage for cargo to be placed on a vessel. The vessel was loading a 302 metric ton blowout preventer (BOP). While the BOP was being lowered, employees started placing dunnage under the skid that was mounted to the bottom of the BOP. This placed them within inc hes of the skid and directly underneath the BOP, when a pin in the spreader bar came out of its housing causing the wire rope to disengage dropping one side of the BOP to the deck. The skid that was attached to the bottom of BOP became una ttached on one side striking the employee and knocking him down to the deck. Th e skid then came down landing on the employee's legs causing an amputation of bo th legs. The employee was killed.
Keywords: amputation, falling object, hoist, hoisting mechanism, leg, struck by, vessel--container
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 976941.015 Fatality Longshore equipment operators

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