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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 303637755 - Crude Marketing & Transportation, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Oklahoma City

Nr: 303637755Report ID: 0627700Open Date: 07/20/2000

Crude Marketing & Transportation, Inc.
1/2 Mi. South Of Hwy 59 & Hwy 377
Seminole, OK 74868
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1389/Oil and Gas Field Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
Mailing: 6221 S. 107th East Ave., Tulsa, OK 74133

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/24/2000
Close Case:03/27/2001

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral200642486 Yes  

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
Current Penalty $1,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100106 F06 10/13/2000 11/15/2000 $1,500 $2,500 $0 11/13/2000 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200640720Event: 08/06/2000Employee Killed When Gas Vapors Explode
At approximately 5:10 p.m. on July 18, Employee #1, a tanker truck driver, was unloading condensate from a tanker truck into an above-ground storage tank. The tanker truck was facing north and was just east of the storage tanks. As Employee #1 began to pump the condensate into the storage tank, vapors were released into the atmosphere and were blown by a southwest wind toward the intake of the truck's engine. When the vapors from the condensate were sucked into the intake of the diesel engine, the engine began to idle up. Employee #1 jumped into the cab of the truck to shut down the engine when there was an explosion and flash fire. He suffered third-degree burns over 75 percent of his body. Employee #1 died on August 6, 2000, as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: burn, tank truck, gas well, flammable vapors, work rules, fire, diesel truck, gas, explosion, off loading
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303637755 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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