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Inspection: 315055640 - Welspun Tubular, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Little Rock

Nr: 315055640Report ID: 0627100Open Date: 12/22/2010

Welspun Tubular, Llc
9301 Frazier Pike
Little Rock, AR 72206
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 3498/Fabricated Pipe and Pipe Fittings
NAICS: 332996/Fabricated Pipe and Pipe Fitting Manufacturing

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:Y
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/08/2011
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:02/29/2012
Emphasis: N:Svep

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident100265925    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 6 1 7
Current Violations 6 1 7
Initial Penalty $40,100 $70,000 $110,100
Current Penalty $42,000 $7,000 $49,000
FTA Amount

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 19100023 A08 II 05/23/2011 05/26/2011 $7,000 $6,600 $0 06/14/2011 F - Formal Settlement
  2. 01002 Serious 19100219 F03 05/23/2011 05/26/2011 $7,000 $5,500 $0 06/14/2011 F - Formal Settlement
  3. 01003 Serious 5A0001 05/23/2011 05/27/2011 $7,000 $7,000 $0 F - Formal Settlement
  4. 01004 Serious 5A0001 05/23/2011 05/27/2011 $7,000 $7,000 $0 F - Formal Settlement
  5. 01005 Serious 5A0001 05/23/2011 05/27/2011 $7,000 $7,000 $0 F - Formal Settlement
  6. 01006 Serious 5A0001 05/23/2011 05/28/2011 $7,000 $7,000 $0 F - Formal Settlement
  7. 02001 Serious 5A0001 05/23/2011 05/26/2011 $7,000 $70,000 $0 06/14/2011 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200264083Event: 12/21/2010Employee Is Killed When Caught Between Pipes
On December 21, 2010, Employee #1 was stationed at a control board, and a coworker's leg got caught between two sections of pipe. One pipe was on Group Four and the other was on Group Five. Employee #1 used the control board to separate the two pipes and returned to the line to help the coworker. While Employee #1 was assisting the coworker, the pipes began to move. Employee #1 pushed the coworker under the pipe, but Employee #1 was caught between the two pipes and dragged approximately 6 ft. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: caught between, pipe, leg, dragged
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315055640 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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