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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 311801146 - Repcon Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Corpus Christi

Nr: 311801146Report ID: 0626000Open Date: 02/22/2008

Repcon Inc
1802 Nueces Bay Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78469
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 2911/Petroleum Refining
NAICS: 324110/Petroleum Refineries
Mailing: Po Box 9361, Corpus Christi, TX 78469

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/23/2008
Close Case:09/15/2009

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100213149    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $6,375 $0 $0 $0 $0 $6,375
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,000 $0 $2,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100119 H03 V 05/22/2008 05/29/2008 $2,000 $4,500 $0 07/08/2008 F - Formal Settlement
Deleted 2. 01002 Serious 19100132 D01 I 05/22/2008 05/29/2008 $0 $1,875 $0 07/08/2008 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200212363Event: 02/22/2008Four Employees Are Burned When Pipe Fails
On February 22, 2008, four employees suffered thermal burns when the high incident bleeder pipe for the vacuum tower bottoms heat exchanger failed, and they were sprayed with hot process safety chemicals while the employees were working on the line. Employee #1 and Employee #2 are boilermakers and were hospitalized. Employee #3 and Employee #4 are supervisors and were not hospitalized.
Keywords: burn, boiler, heat exchanger, pipe
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311801146 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors, food preparation & service occupation
2 311801146 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Boilermakers
3 311801146 Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Boilermakers
4 311801146 Non Hospitalized injury Burn/Scald(Heat) Supervisors; plumbers, pipefitters & steamfitters

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