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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1423943.015 - Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Long Beach District Office

Nr: 1423943.015Report ID: 0950635Open Date: 08/16/2019

Ferrellgas Partners, L.P.
14800 S Avalon Blvd
Gardena, CA 90248
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 221210/Natural Gas Distribution
Mailing: One Liberty Plazamail Drop 35, Liberty, MO 64068

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/23/2020
Close Case:04/20/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $22,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $22,500
Current Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3203(A) 01/23/2020 $18,000 $22,500 $0 02/14/2020 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 119826.015Event: 08/15/2019Two Employees Sustain Third Degree Burns In Propane Explosio
At 6:15 p.m. on August 15, 2019, Employees #1 and #2 were fueling a school bus with propane fuel from a propane tanker truck and opened the flow valve after connecting the hose. The propane fuel leaked onto the ground and accumulated around Employee #1 when it ignited and he was engulfed in a fireball. Employee #2 quickly hit the Emergency Stop Button on his remote control unit and cut off the flow of propane between vehicles. Employee #2 grabbed a fire extinguisher and put the flames out. Employee #1 sustained third degree burns over 95% of his body and later died from his injuries. Employee #2 sustained third degree burns to his face, hands, and legs and was hospitalized.
Keywords: propane, burn, flammable vapors, fire, propane truck
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1423943.015 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation Not Listed
2 1423943.015 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation Not Listed

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