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Violation Detail

Standard Cited:5A0001 OSH Act General Duty Paragraph

Violation Items

Nr: 1213484.015 Citation: 01001 Issuance: 08/09/2017 ReportingID: 0627700

Viol Type:Serious NrInstances:1 Contest Date:
Abatement Date:10/31/2017 2 Nr Exposed:10 Final Order:08/30/2017
Initial Penalty: $9,054.00 REC:A Emphasis:
Current Penalty: $4,500.00 Gravity:5 Haz Category:

Penalty and Failure to Abate Event History
Type Event Date Penalty Abatement Type FTA Insp
Penalty Z: Issued 08/09/2017 $9,054.00 08/31/2017 Serious  
Penalty I: Informal Settlement 08/30/2017 $4,500.00 10/31/2017 Serious  

Text For Citation: 01 Item/Group: 001 Hazard:

OSH Act of 1970 Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970: The employer did not furnish employment and a place of employment which were free from recognized hazards that were causing or likely to cause death or serious physical harm to employees in that employees were exposed to fires and explosions during acid and water flushing operations of natural gas wells: a. On or about February 16, 2017, and at times prior to, at Krebbs1-17H at the Davenport Well Pad, an employee was exposed to explosion and fire while opening a master valve to attempt to restart flow of a natural gas well which had deterioration in a gasket, flanges, and tubing.

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