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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 $11,934 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,934
Current Penalty $5,967 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,967
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260651 G01 III 10/03/2019 10/23/2019 $5,967 $11,934 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 116984.015 Event: 06/06/2019Two Employees Are Burned In Natural Gas Pipeline Fire
At 6:15 p.m. on June 6, 2019, Employees #1 and #2 were repairing a natural gas p ipe leak within an excavation. As the employees were performing the hot tap on the pipeline, a valve opened, causing a flash ignition of the gas and ensuing fi re. There were several potential ignition sources within the excavation. The t wo employees were admitted to the hospital with burn to the face and arms.
Keywords: burn, construction, excavation, explosion, fire, flash, ignition, natural gas, open valve, pipeline, repair
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1407085.015 Hospitalized injury Pipelayer
2 1407085.015 Hospitalized injury Welders and cutters

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