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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 126032044 - Caza Drilling (California) Co.

Inspection Information - Office: Ca Van Nuys

Nr: 126032044Report ID: 0950643Open Date: 06/03/2002

Caza Drilling (California) Co.
7001 Charity Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93308
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1381/Drilling Oil and Gas Wells

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/09/2002
Close Case:04/16/2007

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $18,000 $0 $0 $0 $0 $18,000
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $1,125 $0 $1,125
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 3328 C 10/11/2002 10/16/2002 $1,125 $18,000 $0 10/24/2002 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201114352Event: 04/18/2002Employee Sustains Hand Injuries When Caught In Survey Wire
At approximately 4:50 p.m. on April 4, 2002, Employee #1 was working on a drill rig Number 515, located at well PDET-99-35, Section 35, T27S, R21E, in Kern County. The crew was restringing the tool on the wire-line survey machine. Employee #1 was putting the survey tool together and placed his hand through the wire loop. At the same time, another employee activated the machine, and the wire loop tightened around Employee #1's hand. He yelled and the machine was shut down. Employee #1 was transported to Memorial Hospital in Bakersfield, California and then to San Francisco, California for treatment of serious hand injuries.
Keywords: burn, oil well drilling, well, caught by, drill collar, load line, hand, oil rig
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 126032044 Hospitalized injury Other Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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