Fine cut after overhead crane death17 December 2008
At the time of his June 18 death, police said Hicks was operating an overhead crane at the shipyard on the bank of the Mobile River and was crushed between a piece of steel and a wall.
The report said, following talks, the company has agreed to pay $18,000, down from the $47,500 proposed in November by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
According to copies of the citations, OSHA found that a crane had a broken latch and that employees were working in hazardous locations, the report concluded.
A link to the full story on al.com is below.