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Inspection: 1487967.015 - Blossman Gas, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Jackson


Inspection Nr: 1487967.015
Report ID: 0419400
Open Date: 08/13/2020

Site Address:
Blossman Gas, Inc.
120 Griffin Dr.
Flora, MS 39071

Mailing Address:
2086 Hwy 49 South, Florence, MS 39073

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 424690/Other Chemical and Allied Products Merchant Wholesalers

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Complete

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/13/2020


Close Case:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1642184
Inspection 1488569 Yes
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 1 3
Current Violations 1 2 3
Initial Penalty $27,306 $0 $0 $9,753 $0 $37,059
Current Penalty $11,000 $0 $0 $10,000 $0 $21,000
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. 01001A Serious 19100110 C02 02/10/2021 $13,653 $13,653 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
2. 01001B Other 19100110 C08 02/10/2021 $6,000 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
3. 01001C Serious 19100178 F02 02/10/2021 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement Citation has been deleted.
4. 01002 Serious 19100110 E02 IV 02/10/2021 $11,000 $13,653 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
5. 02001 Other 19040039 A01 02/10/2021 $4,000 $9,753 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 128591.015
Event: 08/11/2020
Employee Is Killed When Struck In The Face By Propane Cylind

At 3:00 p.m. on August 11, 2020, an employee had arrived on the jobsite to fill up propane cylinders. The employee began to fill one particular propane cylinder when the bottom of it ruptured and caused the cylinder to shoot up, striking th e employee in the head. The employee was killed.

Keywords:cylinder, face, head, propane, rupture, struck by

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1487967.015 Fatality
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