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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $13,260 $0 $0 $0 $0 $13,260
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $13,260 $0 $13,260
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Other 19100106 H07 I A 09/25/2019 10/01/2019 $13,260 $13,260 $0 I - Informal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01001B Serious 19100307 C 09/25/2019 10/01/2019 $0 $0 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 115521.015 Event: 04/08/2019Employee Is Burned In Flash Fire At Compressor Station
At 9:00 a.m. on April 8, 2019, an employee was troubleshooting an electronics sy stem that controlled a valve for a natural gas compressor system. The employee used a Dewalt DCF 883 power drill to disassemble a check valve to determine if t he valve was experiencing mechanical failure and had removed the second bolt whe n the condensate ignited. The employee had been wearing FRC clothing, eye prote ction, and gloves; however, he was hospitalized with several burns to his hands and face.
Keywords: burn, compressed gas, compressor, face, gas leak, hand, ppe
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1394464.015 Hospitalized injury Installers And Repairers

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