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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 102309283 - Cheyenne Drilling

Inspection Information - Office: Oklahoma City

Nr: 102309283Report ID: 0627700Open Date: 07/22/2000

Cheyenne Drilling
Hwy 3 & Hwy 94 2 1/2 Mi N Of Hardesty
Hardesty, OK 74464
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1381/Drilling Oil and Gas Wells
Mailing: 3728 W Jones Ave, Garden City, KS 67846

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/22/2000
Close Case:10/17/2000

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $1,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,750
Current Penalty $1,750 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,750
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 19100184 C09 09/06/2000 09/12/2000 $1,750 $1,750 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200641371Event: 07/21/2000One Employee Killed, One Injured By Falling Drill Collar
Employees #1 and #2 were part of a four-man crew at an oil rig. They were using an alloy steel link sling to move a drill collar from the oil rig floor to the set back, laydown rack. As they were lifting the collar, the sling slipped off and the collar fell, striking Employees #1 and #2. Employee #1 was killed instantly. Employee #2 sustained severe head injuries, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: head, hoisting mechanism, unsecured, work rules, oil well drilling, drill collar, mech mat handling, struck by, sling, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 102309283 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported
2 102309283 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported

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