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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 472400.015 - Camino Agave Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Corpus Christi

Nr: 472400.015Report ID: 0626000Open Date: 06/15/2012

Camino Agave Inc.
0.8 M West Of Gruenau & Hy Koopman3 M North Of Yorktown
Yorktown, TX 78164
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 213112/Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations
Mailing: 144 Cr 150a , Kenedy, TX 78119

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/15/2012
Emphasis: L:OilgasClose Case:07/10/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident397410    
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $7,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $7,000
Current Penalty $4,900 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,900
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 11/30/2012 12/19/2012 $4,900 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 19455.015Event: 06/14/2012Employee Is Killed When Struck-By A Pipeline Pressure Manifo
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on June 14, 2012, Employee #1 was performing hydro testing of two recently constructed and installed crude oil pipelines. The employee removed a pressure test manifold from a pressure test flange while the pipeline contained a pressure of 2000 psi. Employee #1 did not lock-out the pipe valves, nor bleed the pressure off of the line prior to removing the pressure test manifold. The employee was struck-by the pressure test manifold that was propelled by the stored pipeline pressure. Employee #1 was transported by the impact of the manifold for a distance of 40 feet. The steel pressure test manifold impacted the skull of the employee which resulted in injuries to the employee and subsequent death.
Keywords: pipeline, struck by, pressure piping, crude oil
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 472400.015 Fatality Concussion Laborers, except construction

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