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Case Status: OPEN

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Inspection: 1596498.015 - Rfc Drilling, Llc

Inspection Information - Office: Lubbock Area Office


Inspection Nr: 1596498.015
Report ID: 0627510
Open Date: 05/17/2022

Site Address:
Rfc Drilling, Llc
6001 West Murphy Street
Odessa, TX 79763

Mailing Address:
6001 West Murphy Street, Odessa, TX 79763

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 213111/Drilling Oil and Gas Wells

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: Y

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 05/17/2022

Emphasis: L:Gifall, L:Oilgas

Close Case:

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 1895029
Case Status: OPEN
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $10,151 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,151
Current Penalty $10,151 $0 $0 $0 $0 $10,151
FTA Penalty $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# Citation ID Citaton Type Standard Issuance Date Abatement Due Date Current Penalty Initial Penalty FTA Penalty Contest Latest Event Note
1. 01001 Serious 19100028 B01 I 09/07/2022 10/05/2022 $10,151 $10,151 $0 Z - Issued  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 146279.015
Event: 05/17/2022
Employee Is Killed In Fall From Beam

At 8:00 a.m. on May 17, 2022, an employee was breaking down a drilling rig for t ransportation. The employee was assisting with removing pins in the center steel beams of the rig platform to be hoisted by crane. The employees were using an a erial lift to access the rig deck and the employer had personal fall protection at the site and guardrails around the outside of the rig deck. Sections of the d ecking had been removed to facilitate access to the center steel beams. The empl oyee slipped and fell off the center steel beam. The employee fell through the i nside opening where the decking had been removed to the ground 30 feet below. T he employee was killed.

Keywords:fall, fall from elevation, fall protection, raised platform, slip, unguarded fl opening

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1596498.015 Fatality
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