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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1235093.015 - Exxonmobil Baytown Olefins Plant

Inspection Information - Office: Houston North


Inspection Nr: 1235093.015
Report ID: 0626600
Date Opened: 05/23/2017

Site Address:
Exxonmobil Baytown Olefins Plant
3525 Decker Dr.
Baytown, TX 77522

Mailing Address:
3525 Decker Drive, Baytown, TX 77522

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 325110/Petrochemical Manufacturing

Inspection Type: Referral

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Health

Close Conference: 07/12/2017

Emphasis: N:Chemnep

Case Closed: 03/30/2018

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Referral 1217234 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $20,778 $0 $0 $0 $0 $20,778
Current Penalty $6,926 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,926
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 19100145 C03 09/11/2017 09/28/2017 $6,926 $6,926 $0 10/10/2017 C - Contested  
2. 01002 Serious 19100119 J02 09/11/2017 09/28/2017 $6,926 $6,926 $0 10/10/2017 C - Contested Citation has been deleted.
3. 01003A Serious 19100132 A 09/11/2017 09/28/2017 $6,926 $6,926 $0 10/10/2017 C - Contested Citation has been deleted.
4. 01003B Serious 19100133 A01 09/11/2017 09/28/2017 $0 $0 $0 10/10/2017 C - Contested Citation has been deleted.

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 95834.015
Event: 05/18/2017
Employee Is Splashed By Hot Oil While Clearing Pipeline And

At 11:00 a.m. on May 18, 2017, an employee was using a reaming tool to unplug a line. The employee attached the reaming tool to port to unplug line. When done, the employee relieved the pressure by using the bleeder on the tool. When empl oyee removed the reaming too, he discovered that he had not closed the valve and was splashed with hot oil on his right arm and lower back. The employee receiv ed second degree burns from the hot oil.

Keywords:arm, back, burn, hot cooking oil

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1235093.015 Hospitalized injury Operations & systems researchers and analysts
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