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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1008599.015 - Durwood Greene Construction Co

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South

Nr: 1008599.015Report ID: 0626700Open Date: 11/14/2014

Durwood Greene Construction Co
2122 Hwy 90
Missouri City, TX 77459
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 324121/Asphalt Paving Mixture and Block Manufacturing
Mailing: 10126 Cash Rd, Stafford, TX 77477

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/14/2014
Close Case:06/02/2015

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $21,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $21,000
Current Penalty $16,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $16,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100106 B06 04/29/2015 05/18/2015 $5,600 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002A Serious 19100132 A 04/29/2015 05/18/2015 $5,600 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01002B Serious 19100132 D01 I 04/29/2015 05/18/2015 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01003 Serious 19101200 H03 III 04/29/2015 05/18/2015 $5,600 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 69438.015Event: 12/11/2014Employee Is Killed In Flammable Liquid Explosion
At 8:45 a. m. on December 11, 2014, Employee #1 was transferring RC-250, a flammable liquid, from the tank farm into his truck. Once the employee was finished transferring the RC-250, he noticed that the line he was using had become stuck due to the cold temperature. Employee #1 decided to use a propane torch to unfreeze the line. Once he lit the propane torch, the flammable liquid ignited, causing an explosion. The employee sustained burns to his body and was killed.
Keywords: propane torch, burn, explosion, flammable liquid, truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1008599.015 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation Not Listed

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