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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $24,942 $0 $0 $0 $0 $24,942
Current Penalty $14,965 $0 $0 $0 $0 $14,965
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
Deleted 1. 01001A Serious 19100134 A02 11/30/2016 12/12/2016 $12,471 $12,471 $0 12/23/2016 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 5A0001 11/30/2016 05/01/2017 $7,483 $0 $0 12/23/2016 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01002 Serious 19100147 C04 II 11/30/2016 05/01/2017 $7,483 $12,471 $0 12/23/2016 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 86825.015 Event: 07/17/2016Employee Is Asphyxiated In Hole
At approximately 4:00 p.m. on July 17. 2016, Employee #1, a foreman, was working by himself fixing a leaking pipeline. He located the leak and dug a 46 inch hol e with a shovel. He installed a clamp on the pipe to stop the leak without shutt ing off the gas supply. The next day Employee #1 was found with his head in the hole, unconscious. Employee #1 died of asphyxiation.
Keywords: asphyxiated, confined space, lockout, natural gas, toxic atmosphere
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1162741.015 Fatality Supervisors, n.e.c.

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