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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1009418.015 - C.C. Forbes, L.L.C.

Inspection Information - Office: Corpus Christi

Nr: 1009418.015Report ID: 0626000Open Date: 11/12/2014

C.C. Forbes, L.L.C.
Washburn Ranch Wells H-05, H-06, H-07
Fowlerton, TX 78021
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 211111/Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Extraction
Mailing: P.O. Box 250, Alice, TX 78333

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:11/12/2014
Emphasis: L:OilgasClose Case:09/02/2015

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident918310    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 4 4
Initial Penalty $28,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $28,000
Current Penalty $28,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $28,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100106 B06 04/24/2015 04/29/2015 $7,000 $7,000 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01001B Serious 19100307 C03 04/24/2015 04/29/2015 $0 $0 $0 Z - Issued
  3. 01002 Serious 19100134 D01 III 04/24/2015 04/29/2015 $7,000 $7,000 $0 Z - Issued
  4. 01003 Serious 19100151 B 04/24/2015 05/01/2015 $7,000 $7,000 $0 Z - Issued
  5. 01004 Serious 19100307 G02 I 04/24/2015 04/29/2015 $7,000 $7,000 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 70040.015Event: 10/24/2014Employee Is Burned In A Flash Fire And Is Killed
At 6:45 p.m. on October 24, 2014, an employee was monitoring the pressure on a well head which was being bled-off into an open-top tank. Flammable vapors were released from the open-top tank and drifted down-wind. The employee was standing down wind performing their work. The gas cloud was likely ignited by equipment that was not approved for use in hazardous locations. Fire retardant clothing was being worn. The employer did not have a lower-explosive-limit monitor. The employee was burned and killed from the flash fire.
Keywords: non-pel overexposure, gas well, oil well drilling/servicing, fire, burn
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1009418.015 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat)

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