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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1321666.015 - Houston Tubular, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South

Nr: 1321666.015Report ID: 0626700Open Date: 06/09/2018

Houston Tubular, Inc.
13600 Hatfield Rd.
Pearland, TX 77581
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 423510/Metal Service Centers and Other Metal Merchant Wholesalers
Mailing: 13600 Hatfield Rd., Pearland, TX 77581

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/09/2018
Close Case:12/31/2018

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident1346092    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $9,959 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,959
Current Penalty $7,470 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,470
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 12/03/2018 12/21/2018 $7,470 $9,959 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 106354.015Event: 06/08/2018Employee Is Struck By Falling Pipes And Is Killed
At 9:45 a.m. on June 8, 2018, an employee was sitting behind the rack of pipes, near a storm drain line. A coworker did not see the employee sitting behind the rack. The operator attempted to lift a load to move elsewhere. One of the pipes in that move fell, breaking the pallets that were set to hold it when stored. It fell between two other pipes, causing the stack to move out of place with two falling out of the storage rack onto the employee sitting behind the rack and killing the employee.
Keywords: struck by, material handling, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1321666.015 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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