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Inspection: 1333888.015 - Roberg Trucking

Inspection Information - Office: New Mexico

Nr: 1333888.015Report ID: 0653510Open Date: 07/19/2018

Roberg Trucking
Lpv Swd#1us Refinery Rd. And Herradura Rd.
Loving, NM 88256
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 213112/Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations
Mailing: 4601 Forest Dr.#403, Carlsbad, NM 88220

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/25/2018
Emphasis: S:OilgasClose Case:

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral1361245 Yes  

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

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 12/26/2018 01/02/2019 $2,000 $2,000 $0 Z - Issued
  2. 01002 Serious 19100106 B06 12/26/2018 01/02/2019 $2,000 $2,000 $0 Z - Issued

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 110809.015Event: 07/18/2018Employee Is Killed By Explosion While Gauging Levels Of Crud
At 12:30 p.m. on July 19, 2018, an employee was gauging levels of oil in a tank containing a mixture of water and crude oil. The employee opened up the top of a catwalk in front of a 21,000 gallon fiberglass tank containing the water and oil. The employee placed an ungrounded gauge line into tank. An explosion occurred immediately after gauge line went into tank. Eight other tanks nearby also caught fire and exploded. The employee was thrown approximately 50 feet from the explosion. The employee sustained multiple types of injuries due to the explosion including amputations and severe burns. The employee was hospitalized and died.
Keywords: burn, amputation, oil tank, explosion
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1333888.015 Fatality Other Truck drivers, heavy

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