Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2 4
Current Violations 2 2 4
Initial Penalty $1,050 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,050
Current Penalty $1,050 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,050
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100243 C01 07/17/1996 07/21/1996 $450 $450 $0 -
  2. 01002 Serious 19100252 A01 III 07/17/1996 07/22/1996 $600 $600 $0 -
  3. 02001 Other 19100334 A02 I 07/17/1996 07/25/1996 $0 $0 $0 -
  4. 02002 Other 19100334 A02 II 07/17/1996 07/25/1996 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200640076 Event: 05/15/1996Employee Burned When Natural Gas From Well Ignites
Employee #1 was assisting a welder in an oil/gas well re-entry. Part of the process was to cut the well surface casing and weld in a hanged extension. There were indications of natural gas coming out of the well in small amounts and, as the last cut was started, there was a flash from the well casing when the cutting torch igniting a pocket of natural gas or other flammable material. Employee #1 sustained burns to the upper portion of his body from the flash fire and heated well contents.
Keywords: burn, leak, flammable vapors, work rules, fire, natural gas, welding, torch, gas well drilling, cutting and burning
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 108869637 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.

Close