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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Inspection: 930443.015 - Fms Drilling

Inspection Information - Office: Columbus


Inspection Nr: 930443.015
Report ID: 0522500
Open Date: 08/15/2013

Site Address:
Fms Drilling
Cr 5
West Lafayette, OH 43845

Mailing Address:
24798 Lakeland Road, Senecaville, OH 43780

Union Status: NonUnion


NAICS: 213111/Drilling Oil and Gas Wells

Inspection Type: Fat/Cat

Scope: Partial

Advanced Notice: N

Ownership: Private

Safety/Health: Safety

Close Conference: 08/15/2013

Emphasis: L:Fall

Close Case:12/12/2013

Related Activity
Type Activity Nr Safety Health
Accident 841548
Case Status: CLOSED
Violation Summary
Violations/Penalties Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 2 2
Current Violations 2 2
Initial Penalty $9,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $9,000
Current Penalty $5,400 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,400
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 19100132 A 11/04/2013 11/14/2013 $4,200 $7,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  
2. 01002 Serious 19100132 D01 11/04/2013 12/07/2013 $1,200 $2,000 $0 I - Informal Settlement  

Investigation Summary

Investigation Nr: 50608.015
Event: 08/15/2013
Employee Falls From Oil Rig And Is Killed

At approximately 12:15 a.m. on August 15, 2013, Employee #1, a derrick hand on a n oil rig, was in the process of drilling. The crew hit water and needed to chan ge to a different drill. Employee #1 climbed the ladder on the rig to access the monkey board platform to help with the changing of the drill. He climbed appro ximately 60 feet to the monkey board, which was approximately 8 to 10 feet long and approximately 7 to 8 feet wide. He was wearing a full body harness and had a ccess to a vertical retractable life line as well as a lanyard to tie off at an anchor point on the monkey board. However he was not tied off to any anchored po ints. Employee #1 fell and received head and faces traumas and was killed.

Keywords:concussion, drill, elevated work platform, fall, fall protection, head, ladder, oil well drilling/servicing, ppe, struck against

Investigated Inspection
# Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 930443.015 Fatality
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