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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 100749928 - Associated Natural Gas

Inspection Information - Office: Denver

Nr: 100749928Report ID: 0830500Open Date: 09/16/1992

Associated Natural Gas
18455 Wcr 35
Gilcrest, CO 80623
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1311/Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/16/1992
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:01/20/1993

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360455646    
 Complaint74674243 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,000
Current Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 12/01/1992 12/08/1992 $4,500 $4,500 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100110 B16 12/01/1992 12/08/1992 $4,500 $4,500 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 522185Event: 09/14/1992Employee Killed When Struck In Head By Heater Door
Employee #1 and a coworker were trying to ignite a fuel heater. The coworker was standing at the control panel pressing the ignition while Employee #1 was looking in the inspection hole on the manway door. An explosion occurred inside the heater, blowing off the manway door, which struck Employee #1 in the head. He sustained a closed head injury and died.
Keywords: head, heater, oil well drilling, explosion, struck by, flying object, gas well drilling, door
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 100749928 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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