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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1268156.015 - Brand Energy Solutions, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Corpus Christi

Nr: 1268156.015Report ID: 0626000Open Date: 10/04/2017

Brand Energy Solutions, Llc
Valero Main Plant (West)5998 Cr 54
Corpus Christi, TX 78409
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238990/All Other Specialty Trade Contractors
Mailing: 202 Corn Products Rd, Corpus Christi, TX 78409

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/05/2017
Emphasis: L:GifallClose Case:12/12/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 99576.015Event: 10/04/2017Employee Has A Heart Attack And Falls From One Stair Level T
At 9:30 a.m. on October 4, 2017, an employee was descending a newly constructed industrial stairway approximately 90% complete after his crew was done erecting a scaffold in the GDU (gasoline desulfurization unit) unit at a plant. The employee was found on the 4th level but above him approximately 19 feet above on the 5th level was an opening approximately 3 feet by 3 feet. His hands were resting on the mid-rails. His body was facing towards the landing with his feet towards the stairs facing east. No witnesses saw the employee fall. Witnesses who responded to him found him initially conscious but not talking with no visible external trauma. A few minutes later he went unconscious. CPR was started on him, and an AED was placed but not used prior to his transport to the hospital. No trauma was found by ER doctor treating the employee and was ruled by ER doctor to be a heart attack.
Keywords: heart attack
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1268156.015 Fatality Other Construction laborers

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