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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1313245.015 - K-Vac Environmental Services, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Bakersfield District Office


Inspection Nr: 1313245.015
Report ID: 0950647
Open Date: 04/24/2018

Site Address:
K-Vac Environmental Services, Inc.
13210 Holloway Rd.
Lost Hills, CA 93249

Mailing Address:
Po Box 1505, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91729

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 562112/Hazardous Waste Collection

Inspection Type: Accident

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 11/07/2018


Close Case:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1333791
Inspection 1313267 Yes
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 2 5
Current Violations 3 2 5
Initial Penalty $46,575 $0 $0 $1,460 $0 $48,035
Current Penalty $46,575 $0 $0 $1,460 $0 $48,035
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Other 6760(A) 10/20/2018 11/08/2018 $975 $975 $0 12/21/2018 C - Contested  
2. 01002 Other 3395(I) 10/20/2018 11/08/2018 $485 $485 $0 Z - Issued  
3. 02001 Serious 6786 10/20/2018 $10,125 $10,125 $0 12/21/2018 C - Contested  
4. 03001 Serious 6815(C) 10/20/2018 11/01/2018 $16,200 $16,200 $0 12/21/2018 C - Contested  
5. 04001 Serious 6851(A) 10/20/2018 11/01/2018 $20,250 $20,250 $0 12/21/2018 C - Contested  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 110212.015
Event: 04/23/2018
Several Employees Incurs Burns In A Natural Gas Leak

At 4:00 p.m. on April 23, 2018, several employees were conducting maintenance on a filter bank that had contained natural gas. A fire occurred while the employe es were servicing the filter bank causing serious burn injuries to several emplo yees.

Keywords:burn, fire, gas leak, natural gas

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1313245.015 Non Hospitalized injury Managers and administrators, n.e.c
2 1313245.015 Hospitalized injury Hazardous Materials Removal Worker
3 1313245.015 Hospitalized injury Hazardous Materials Removal Worker
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