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Inspection: 1611474.015 - W.S. Red Hancock Inc.
Inspection Information - Office: Jackson
W.S. Red Hancock Inc.
115 Pritchard Avenue
Bentonia, MS 39040
P.O. Box 207, Bentonia, MS 39040
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 213112/Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations
Inspection Type: Fat/Cat
Advanced Notice: N
Close Conference: 08/01/2022
|#||Citation ID||Citaton Type||Standard Cited||Issuance Date||Abatement Due Date||Current Penalty||Initial Penalty||FTA Penalty||Contest||Latest Event||Note|
|1.||01001||Serious||19260021 B02||01/26/2023||03/13/2023||$10,938||$10,938||$0||02/23/2023||C - Contested|
|2.||01002A||Serious||19260050 B||01/26/2023||03/13/2023||$10,938||$10,938||$0||02/23/2023||C - Contested|
|3.||01002B||Serious||19260050 C||01/26/2023||03/13/2023||$0||$0||$0||02/23/2023||C - Contested|
|4.||01003A||Serious||19260352 A||01/26/2023||03/13/2023||$10,938||$10,938||$0||02/23/2023||C - Contested|
|5.||01003B||Serious||19260352 C||01/26/2023||03/13/2023||$0||$0||$0||02/23/2023||C - Contested|
|6.||01004||Serious||19260453 B02 V||01/26/2023||03/13/2023||$7,813||$7,813||$0||02/23/2023||C - Contested|
|7.||02001||Willful||19260352 I||01/26/2023||03/13/2023||$156,259||$156,259||$0||02/23/2023||C - Contested|
At 8:00 a.m. on July 29, 2022, employees were welding piping that connected two salt water disposal tanks and installing a catwalk to the tanks. Two employees were welding on the piping, when an explosion occurred. Seven employees suffered burns in the explosion and six of the employees required hospitalization. One of the six employees hospitalized died on August 4, 2022, as a result of his burns.
Keywords:burn, catwalk, explosion, fire, pipe, water tank, welder, welding
|1||1611474.015||Fatality||Welders and cutters|