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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 1481339.015 - Ulrich Process Piping, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Denver


Inspection Nr: 1481339.015
Report ID: 0830500
Date Opened: 06/22/2020

Site Address:
Ulrich Process Piping, Llc
1302 1st Avenue Leprino Foods
Greeley, CO 80631

Mailing Address:
409 Boxwood Drive, Greensboro, NC 27410

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 238190/ Other Foundation, Structure, and Building Exterior Contractors

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 06/24/2020


Case Closed: 09/29/2021

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1608821 Yes
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,398 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,398
Current Penalty $5,398 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,398
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 19100119 H03 I 12/17/2020 01/21/2021 $5,398 $5,398 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 127392.015
Event: 06/22/2020
Two Employees Are Killed In High Pressure Release

At 8:30 a.m. on June 22, 2020, Employees #1 and #2, employed by a piping company , were working at a multi-employer construction project, a three-story food proc essing company. They were adding new pipe to two new, already installed, 14-inc h diameter chilled water lines. The chilled water lines had been pressure-teste d with nitrogen. As Employee #1 attempted to remove the cap from the end of a c hilled water line, nitrogen pressurized to 115 psi was released and struck both employees. Employees #1 and #2 sustained blunt force trauma and were killed.

Keywords:blunt force trauma, compressed gas, construction, nitrogen, pipe, pressure release, struck by, water pipe

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1481339.015 Fatality Pipelayer
2 1481339.015 Fatality Pipelayer
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