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Violation Tracker Current Parent Company Summary

Current Parent Company Name: Watco Companies
Ownership Structure: privately held
Headquartered in: Kansas
Major Industry: railroads
Specific Industry: railroads & rail services
Penalty total since 2000$2,396,600
Number of records: 209
Top 5 Offense Groups (Groups Defined)Penalty TotalNumber of Records
safety-related offenses$2,050,074205
employment-related offenses$346,5264
Top 5 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
railroad safety violation$1,721,190196
workplace safety or health violation$328,8849
wage and hour violation$304,0953
labor relations violation$42,4311
Notes: Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty totals are adjusted to account for the fact that the individual entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. The totals are also adjusted to reflect cases in which federal and state or local agencies cooperated and issued separate announcements of the outcome. Duplicate or overlapping penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Links: Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.

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CompanyPrimary Offense TypeYear sort iconAgencyPenalty Amount
WATCO MECHANICAL SERVICESworkplace safety or health violation2021OSHA$100,000
WATCO COMPANIES INCworkplace safety or health violation2021OSHA$14,502
Alabama Southern Railroadrailroad safety violation2020FRA$5,000
Alabama Southern Railroadrailroad safety violation2020FRA$6,000
Austin Western Railroadrailroad safety violation2020FRA$5,500
Austin Western Railroadrailroad safety violation2020FRA$5,200
Austin Western Railroadrailroad safety violation2020FRA$5,000
Austin Western Railroadrailroad safety violation2020FRA$5,000
Austin Western Railroadrailroad safety violation2020FRA$5,000
Kansas And Oklahoma Railroad, LLCrailroad safety violation2020FRA$6,750
Kansas And Oklahoma Railroad, LLCrailroad safety violation2020FRA$6,250
Kansas And Oklahoma Railroad, LLCrailroad safety violation2020FRA$5,000
South Kansas And Oklahoma Railroad Companyrailroad safety violation2020FRA$5,000
Watco Switchingrailroad safety violation2020FRA$6,250
Wisconsin & Southern Railroadrailroad safety violation2020FRA$7,500
Watco Transportation Servicesrailroad safety violation2020FRA$15,000
Watco Terminal And Port Servicesrailroad safety violation2020FRA$6,750
Watco Companies LLCrailroad safety violation2020FRA$9,000
WATCO COMPANIES, LLCworkplace safety or health violation2020OSHA$13,108
South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad Companyrailroad safety violation2018FRA$6,880
South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad Companyrailroad safety violation2018FRA$7,000
South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad Companyrailroad safety violation2018FRA$5,500
Stillwater Central Railroad Company, LLCrailroad safety violation2018FRA$8,000
WATCO COMPANIESworkplace safety or health violation2018OSHA$9,574
Alabama Southern Railroadrailroad safety violation2017FRA$7,300
Boise Valley Railroad, Inc.railroad safety violation2017FRA$7,000
Boise Valley Railroad, Inc.railroad safety violation2017FRA$5,000
Boise Valley Railroad, Inc.railroad safety violation2017FRA$6,500
Eastern Idaho Railroadrailroad safety violation2017FRA$6,500
Eastern Idaho Railroadrailroad safety violation2017FRA$5,500
Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad, Inc.railroad safety violation2017FRA$5,250
South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad Companyrailroad safety violation2017FRA$10,000
South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad Companyrailroad safety violation2017FRA$10,000
South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad Companyrailroad safety violation2017FRA$10,000
South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad Companyrailroad safety violation2017FRA$8,800
South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad Companyrailroad safety violation2017FRA$5,300
Stillwater Central Railroad Co., Inc.railroad safety violation2017FRA$6,700
Timber Rock Railroad Company, Inc.railroad safety violation2017FRA$7,000
Timber Rock Railroad Company, Inc.railroad safety violation2017FRA$5,000
Timber Rock Railroad Company, Inc.railroad safety violation2017FRA$7,000
Watco Transportation Servicesrailroad safety violation2017FRA$16,500
West Texas and Lubbock Railway Companyrailroad safety violation2016FRA$5,250
West Texas and Lubbock Railway Companyrailroad safety violation2016FRA$5,250
West Texas and Lubbock Railway Companyrailroad safety violation2016FRA$10,500
West Texas and Lubbock Railway Companyrailroad safety violation2016FRA$15,750
West Texas and Lubbock Railway Companyrailroad safety violation2016FRA$5,250
West Texas and Lubbock Railway Companyrailroad safety violation2016FRA$5,250
Birmingham Terminal Railway, LLCrailroad safety violation2016FRA$7,600
Birmingham Terminal Railway, LLCrailroad safety violation2016FRA$5,700
Eastern Idaho Railroadrailroad safety violation2016FRA$7,600
South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad Companyrailroad safety violation2016FRA$7,600
South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad Companyrailroad safety violation2016FRA$5,700
Stillwater Central Railroad Co., Inc.railroad safety violation2016FRA$14,700
WATCO Switchingrailroad safety violation2016FRA$7,600
Watco Transportation Servicesrailroad safety violation2016FRA$30,000
Watco Companies LLCrailroad safety violation2016FRA$7,800
Watco Transloading, LLClabor relations violation2016NLRB$42,431
WATCO COMPANIES, LLCworkplace safety or health violation2016OSHA$10,000
Alabama Warrior Railway, LLCrailroad safety violation2015FRA$5,600
Boise Valley Railroad Inc.railroad safety violation2015FRA$15,000
Great Northwest Railroadrailroad safety violation2015FRA$7,100
KAW River Railroadrailroad safety violation2015FRA$7,100
Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad Inc.railroad safety violation2015FRA$7,100
Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad Inc.railroad safety violation2015FRA$7,100
Louisiana Southern Railroadrailroad safety violation2015FRA$7,100
Louisiana Southern Railroadrailroad safety violation2015FRA$7,100
Louisiana Southern Railroadrailroad safety violation2015FRA$5,600
South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad Companyrailroad safety violation2015FRA$5,600
South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad Companyrailroad safety violation2015FRA$5,600
Stillwater Central Railroad Co., Inc.railroad safety violation2015FRA$7,100
Timber Rock Railroad Company, Inc.railroad safety violation2015FRA$21,300
TEXAS & NEW MEXICO RAILWAY COMPANYrailroad safety violation2015FRA$6,300
TEXAS & NEW MEXICO RAILWAY COMPANYrailroad safety violation2015FRA$5,000
TEXAS & NEW MEXICO RAILWAY COMPANYrailroad safety violation2015FRA$9,750
WISCONSIN & SOUTHERN RAILROADrailroad safety violation2015FRA$7,100
West Texas and Lubbock Railway Companyrailroad safety violation2015FRA$5,300
West Texas and Lubbock Railway Companyrailroad safety violation2015FRA$7,500
Watco Transportation Servicesrailroad safety violation2015FRA$10,000
Watco Transportation Servicesrailroad safety violation2015FRA$45,000
Watco Transportation Servicesrailroad safety violation2015FRA$25,000
Watco Transportation Servicesrailroad safety violation2015FRA$20,000
Austin Western Railroadrailroad safety violation2014FRA$5,500
Eastern Idaho Railroadrailroad safety violation2014FRA$5,500
Eastern Idaho Railroadrailroad safety violation2014FRA$9,750
Kansas & Oklahoma Railroadrailroad safety violation2014FRA$5,500
Louisiana Southern Railroadrailroad safety violation2014FRA$5,100
Louisiana Southern Railroadrailroad safety violation2014FRA$9,500
Wisconsin & Southern Railroadrailroad safety violation2014FRA$6,000
Watco Companies LLCrailroad safety violation2014FRA$6,200
Watco Companies LLCrailroad safety violation2014FRA$6,300
Watco Companies LLCwage and hour violation2014WHD$249,017
Watco Companies, LLCwage and hour violation2014WHD$39,158
Watco Companies, LLCwage and hour violation2014WHD$15,920
WATCO COMPANIES, LLCworkplace safety or health violation2014OSHA$27,900
WATCO MECHANICAL, LLCworkplace safety or health violation2014OSHA$68,000
Alabama Southern Railroadrailroad safety violation2013FRA$7,500
Autauga Northern Railroadrailroad safety violation2013FRA$5,000
Austin Western Railroadrailroad safety violation2013FRA$9,250
Austin Western Railroadrailroad safety violation2013FRA$6,750
Austin Western Railroadrailroad safety violation2013FRA$6,750
Eastern Idaho Railroadrailroad safety violation2013FRA$10,000
(*): Penalty amounts marked by an asterisk are ones announced by more than one agency. Parent penalty totals are adjusted to avoid double-counting.