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Inspection: 110416831 - International Maintenace Corp.

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge

Nr: 110416831Report ID: 0625700Open Date: 03/04/1991

International Maintenace Corp.
2200 Old Spanish Trail
Westlake, LA 70669
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1629/Heavy Construction, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: P. O. Box 2599, Sulphur, LA 70664

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/27/1991
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:10/29/1992

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360333439    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 6
Current Violations 5 5
Initial Penalty $10,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,000
Current Penalty $4,250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 19100132 A 08/29/1991 12/29/1991 $0 $1,500 $0 09/23/1991 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260059 E01 08/29/1991 09/29/1991 $750 $1,500 $0 09/23/1991 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260059 H02 III 08/29/1991 09/29/1991 $1,250 $2,500 $0 09/23/1991 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 19260152 E02 08/29/1991 09/01/1991 $750 $1,500 $0 09/23/1991 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 19260152 G04 08/29/1991 09/01/1991 $750 $1,500 $0 09/23/1991 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01006 Serious 19260152 G10 08/29/1991 09/01/1991 $750 $1,500 $0 09/23/1991 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14391718Event: 03/03/1991Four Employees Killed And One Injured In Refinery Explosion
Employees #1 through #5 were working at the Citgo Petroleum Corporation refinery in Lake Charles, LA. The "A" catalytic cracking unit had recently undergone a seven-week turnaround. On March 3, 1991, the unit was being brought back on line and the oil feed was started at approximately 2:00 p.m. An explosion and fire occurred at approximately 11:10 p.m., killing Employees #1 through #4 and injuring Employee #5.
Keywords: explosion, burn, maintenance, fire, construction, refinery
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 110416831 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
2 110416831 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
3 110416831 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
4 110416831 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
5 110416831 Hospitalized injury Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported
6 110416831 Occupation Not Listed
7 110416831 Occupation Not Listed

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