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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1427270.015 - West Techs Chill Water Specialists

Inspection Information - Office: Lubbock Area Office

Nr: 1427270.015Report ID: 0627510Open Date: 08/29/2019

West Techs Chill Water Specialists
415 W Wall Stnull
Midland, TX 79701
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 238220/ Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors
Mailing: 142 N Clack Stnull, Abilene, TX 79603

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/29/2019
Close Case:03/20/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 3 3
Current Violations 3 3
Initial Penalty $28,338 $0 $0 $0 $0 $28,338
Current Penalty $16,058 $0 $0 $0 $0 $16,058
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19260251 E01 II 02/10/2020 02/26/2020 $8,029 $9,446 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001A Serious 19260251 E08 III 02/10/2020 02/26/2020 $0 $9,446 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 19260602 C01 VI 02/10/2020 02/26/2020 $8,029 $9,446 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 119434.015Event: 08/28/2019Employee Is Crushed Between Heat Exchanger And Wall
At 1:00 p.m. on August 28, 2019, Employee #1, employed by a heating and air cond itioning company, was lifting a heat exchanger using a pulley system. The heat exchanger swung, struck the employee in the chest and head, and crushed him agai nst a nearby wall. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: caught between, chest, construction, crushed, head, heat exchanger, material handling, pulley, rigging, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1427270.015 Fatality Plumber, pipefitter and steamfiter apprentices

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