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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1140865.015 - Galbraith Contracting, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Corpus Christi

Nr: 1140865.015Report ID: 0626000Open Date: 04/12/2016

Galbraith Contracting, Inc.
224 Levein Road
Woodsboro, TX 78393
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 541990/ All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Mailing: 6659 Cr 1432, Aransas Pass, TX 78336

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/13/2016
Emphasis: L:Oilgas, N:TrenchClose Case:06/13/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 4 4
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $46,143 $0 $0 $0 $0 $46,143
Current Penalty $20,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $20,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 10/07/2016 $0 $12,471 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19260021 B02 10/07/2016 $10,000 $12,471 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 3. 01003 Serious 19260651 C02 10/07/2016 $0 $8,730 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01004A Serious 19260652 A01 10/07/2016 $10,000 $12,471 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 5. 01004B Serious 19260651 K01 10/07/2016 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 84627.015Event: 04/12/2016Two Employees Killed When High-Pressure Gas Pipeline Explode
At 11:00 a.m. on April 12, 2016, an employee was assisting a working crew. The crew was conducting a hot tap on a live gas line. The gas line was pressurized at approximately 5,500 kPa (kilopascals) (800 psi). An explosion occurred, and the employee sustained injuries from flying debris over his entire body. He was killed.
Keywords: pipeline, struck by, compressed gas, explosion, pressure piping, lockout/tagout, construction, welding
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1140865.015 Fatality Concussion Laborers, except construction

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