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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 107431587 - Valero Transmission Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Corpus Christi

Nr: 107431587Report ID: 0626000Open Date: 11/16/1992

Valero Transmission Co.
Sedwick Rd. & Main St.
Corpus Christi, TX 78410
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1623/Water, Sewer, Pipeline, and Communications and Power Line Construction
Mailing: 5900 Up River Road, Corpus Christi, TX 78407

Inspection Type:Unprog Rel
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/01/1993
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:06/02/1993
Emphasis: N:Trench

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations
Initial Penalty $5,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001A Serious 19260021 B02 04/20/1993 06/07/1993 $0 $5,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01001B Serious 19260651 B03 04/20/1993 06/07/1993 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14403067Event: 11/16/1992Employees Injured In Gas Line Explosion And Fire
Employees #1 and #2 received severe burns to their backs and Employee #1 also received severe burns to his hand when a 16 in. natural gas line ruptured and exploded. It is suspected that while another 16 in. natural gas line was being excavated for modifications, the excavator bucket contacted an unidentified valve on the adjoining line that exploded.
Keywords: burn, construction, natural gas, back, explosion, valve, excavator, struck by, gas fitting, hand
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 107431587 Occupation Not Listed

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