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Inspection: 1171815.015 - Questar Gas Company

Inspection Information - Office: Wyoming

Nr: 1171815.015Report ID: 0855610Open Date: 08/23/2016

Questar Gas Company
3800 Sunset Drivenull
Rock Springs, WY 82901
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 221210/Natural Gas Distribution
Mailing: 1005 D Streetnull, Rock Springs, WY 82901

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/23/2016
Close Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

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 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000 $7,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Unclass 19260651 C02 01/05/2017 02/01/2017 $7,000 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Unclass 19260651 H01 01/05/2017 02/01/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01001C Unclass 19260651 K01 01/05/2017 02/01/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  4. 01001D Unclass 19260651 K02 01/05/2017 02/01/2017 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 89759.015Event: 08/22/2016Employee Drowns In Water Filled Hole
At approximately 4:15 p.m. on August 22, 2016, Employee #1 was using a sand spad e digging a hole to hand trace a trace wire. The trace wire is used to magnetic ally trace a pipeline. Employee #1 was found lying on the ground on his stomach with his upper body in the hole which was 47 inches deep and filled with water. He slipped into the hole head first and was unable to push himself out. Employe e #1 drowned.
Keywords: access/egress, asphyxiated, caught in, drown, excavation, suffocated
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1171815.015 Fatality Installers And Repairers

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