Powered by GoogleTranslate

Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Accident Report Detail

Accident: 200810794 - Employee Killed When Struck By Oil Well Counterweights

Accident: 200810794 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 08/01/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30058081808/02/20001389Reef Chemical Company Inc.
Employee #1, a treater/driver for Reef Chemical Company, Inc., was treating a well in an oil field approximately 4.2 miles south of Pyote, TX. As he was working, Employee #1 was apparently struck by the unguarded pump-jack counterweights on his left lower jaw and head, and was killed. A contract pumper for Great Western Drilling, the owners and operators of the lease, discovered Employee #1's body that afternoon, and called the authorities.
Keywords: head, well service rig, counterbalance, work rules, oil well servicing, struck by, oil rig, unguarded
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300580818 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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.

Close