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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 101339141 - Paul Jenkins & Sons Well Drilling Company

Inspection Information - Office: South Boston

Nr: 101339141Report ID: 0111400Open Date: 04/17/1987

Paul Jenkins & Sons Well Drilling Company
168 Hardings Beach Road
Chatham, MA 02633
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1781/Water Well Drilling

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/18/1987
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:05/06/1988

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360665376    

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $350 $0 $0 $0 $0 $350
Current Penalty $250 $0 $0 $0 $0 $250
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19260021 B02 09/23/1987 09/26/1987 $250 $350 $0 I - Informal Settlement
  2. 01001B Serious 19260600 A06 09/23/1987 09/26/1987 $0 $0 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 659979Event: 04/15/1987Electric Shock - Contact With Overhead Line Thru Drill Pipe
AN EMPLOYER AND HIS EMPLOYEE WERE INSTALLING A WELL AT A PRIVATE RESIDENCE. THE EMPLOYER WAS USING A MANILA ROPE ON THE WELL DRILLING RIG TO LIFT A 21-FOOT-LONG GALVANIZED PIPE. THE PIPE HAD A 3-FOOT, 6-INCH POINT ON ONE END, AND THE EMPLOYEE WAS GUIDING THIS END OF THE PIPE INTO THE WELL HOLE. THE OTHER END OF THE PIPE CONTACTED A 14-KILOVOLT OVERHEAD POWER LINE, AND THE EMPLOYEE WAS ELECTROCUTED.
Keywords: overhead power line, electrical, drill pipe, electrocuted, e c, drill rig--non-oil, metal pipe
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 101339141 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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