Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 580518.015 - Bgh Gas Test Operating Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Denver

Nr: 580518.015Report ID: 0830500Open Date: 08/15/2012

Bgh Gas Test Operating Inc.
Davis 1a, 1b, 1c 9h
Fort Lupton, CO 80621
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 213112/Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations
Mailing: 974 W. Wolfensberger Rd., Castle Rock, CO 80109

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:02/13/2013
Emphasis: N:Petro, L:OilgasClose Case:03/07/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,800
Current Penalty $2,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,800
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 02/14/2013 03/02/2013 $2,800 $2,800 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 25215.015Event: 08/15/2012Employee Is Struck And Killed By A Pressurized Pipe In A Pr
At 1:00 p.m. on August 15, 2012, an employee was connecting a flow line of an established gas well head when it became pressurized, the pipe apparatus was blown off the flow line connect by a sudden release of pressurized gas. Installing a flow line on an established gas well head using a wrench and a vehicle jack to lift the part. The flow line connection was not straight, the employee connected one end of the pipe to the flow line and was using a vehicle jack to make the connection on the other end. It broke off releasing the gas. As the apparatus was blown off it struck Employee#1 and with the force of the sudden release, the employee was thrown approximately 45 feet causing death by blunt force trauma. The employee had severe trauma to the entire body, severed spinal cord, head trauma, and a destroyed heart. Employee #1 was killed due to the blunt force trauma.
Keywords: struck by, jack, lockout/tagout, oil well drilling/servicing, pressure piping, natural gas, compressed gas
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 580518.015 Fatality Other Inspectors, testers and graders

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.