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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 111310.015 - Serrano'S Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Englewood


Inspection Nr: 111310.015
Report ID: 0830600
Date Opened: 01/10/2012

Site Address:
Serrano'S Inc.
Cr 318 "Herrera Hill" 1/2 Mile South Of Cr 311
Ignacio, CO 81137

Mailing Address:
13 Road 4904, Bloomfield, NM 87413

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 483212/Inland Water Passenger Transportation

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 02/29/2012


Case Closed: 05/11/2012

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 84768
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties 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 $6,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,500
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Cited Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 04/11/2012 04/20/2012 $6,500 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 4372.015
Event: 01/09/2012
Employee Killed When The Brakes Failed And Water Truck Over

At 12:30 p.m. on January 9, 2012, Employee #1 had just completed loading his tru ck with approximately 70 barrels of waste water from a gas well. After leaving t he gas well site, Employee #1 was traveling in his water truck on a private roa d. Employee #1 truck overturned approximately one mile from the gas well site. The first half mile was a steep grade and the last half mile was leveled off. A Colorado State Patrol Level 1 Investigator stated that the rear brakes on both a xles failed resulting in excessive speed. The water truck rolled multiple times before it came to rest on its wheels. Employee #1 was wearing his seat belt and shoulder harness. The truck roof crashed down on to Employee#1 and he was kille d from blunt trauma to the upper body.

Keywords:motor vehicle, roll-over

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 111310.015 Fatality Truck drivers, heavy
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