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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $6,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 04/11/2012 04/20/2012 $6,500 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 4372.015 Event: 01/09/2012Employee Killed When The Brakes Failed And Water Truck Over
At 12:30 p.m. on January 9, 2012, Employee #1 had just completed loading his tru ck with approximately 70 barrels of waste water from a gas well. After leaving t he gas well site, Employee #1 was traveling in his water truck on a private roa d. Employee #1 truck overturned approximately one mile from the gas well site. The first half mile was a steep grade and the last half mile was leveled off. A Colorado State Patrol Level 1 Investigator stated that the rear brakes on both a xles failed resulting in excessive speed. The water truck rolled multiple times before it came to rest on its wheels. Employee #1 was wearing his seat belt and shoulder harness. The truck roof crashed down on to Employee#1 and he was kille d from blunt trauma to the upper body.
Keywords: motor vehicle, roll-over
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111310.015 Fatality Truck drivers, heavy

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