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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 110565256 - Veco Drilling, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Inactive-Sacramento

Nr: 110565256Report ID: 0932030Open Date: 01/13/1993

Veco Drilling, Inc.
Unocal Oil Platform, 9 Miles Off Coast
Ventura, CA 93001
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1381/Drilling Oil and Gas Wells
Mailing: 325 Rocklite Rd, Ventura, CA 93021

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:01/15/1993
Planning Guide: Safety-Manufacturing Close Case:02/12/1993

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
Current Penalty $3,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $3,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001A Serious 19100184 C07 01/22/1993 01/28/1993 $0 $0 $0 -
  2. 01001B Serious 19100184 C09 01/22/1993 01/28/1993 $0 $0 $0 -
  3. 01001C Serious 19100184 D 01/22/1993 01/28/1993 $3,000 $3,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 875120Event: 01/11/1993Employee Killed By Falling 2,100 Lb Tool
Employee #1 was helping to lift a whip stock to the vertical position. The nylon strap used to raise the tool suddenly broke, allowing the 2,100 lb metal whip stock tool to fall onto Employee #1. Employee #1 was crushed to death.
Keywords: severed, hoisting mechanism, oil well drilling, equipment failure, crushed, sling, falling object, gas well drilling
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 110565256 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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