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Inspection Detail



Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $4,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,000
Current Penalty $4,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $4,000
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 3328 E 12/14/1993 12/20/1993 $4,000 $4,000 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 170615041 Event: 06/15/1993Employee Breaks Ankles In Fall From Monkey Board
At approximately 1:30 p.m. on June 15, 1993, an accident occurred at the Chevron Oil Lease well #341-31R, McKittrick, CA. During rigging up operations, Employee #1 fell approximately 15 feet from the fingers of the rig #6 monkey board. Employee #1 was climbing the fingers when the rope securing the fingers from movement broke. This caused the fingers to swing horizontally approximately 90 degrees. When the fingers stopped, Employee #1 lost his grip and fell to the ground. Employee #1 was taken to Bakersfield Memorial Hospital suffering from fractures to both ankles.
Keywords: fracture, rope, oil well drilling, fall, fall protection, derrick platform, ankle
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 111949087 Hospitalized injury Fracture Helpers, extractive occupations

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