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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1336489.015 - Quasar Energy Services, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Lubbock Area Office

Nr: 1336489.015Report ID: 0627510Open Date: 08/01/2018

Quasar Energy Services, Inc.
Hwy 18 Northnull
Monahans, TX 79756
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 213112/Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations
Mailing: 3288 Fm 51null, Gainesville, TX 76240

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:08/01/2018
Emphasis: L:OilgasClose Case:02/14/2020

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $11,934 $0 $0 $0 $0 $11,934
Current Penalty $0 $0 $0 $2,500 $0 $2,500
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Other 5A0001 01/28/2019 02/22/2019 $2,500 $11,934 $0 02/15/2019 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 108081.015Event: 07/31/2018One Employee Is Killed And Another Is Hospitalized When Valv
At 7:00 p.m. on July 31, 2018, Employee #1 and #2 were pressure pumping a well t o get it flowing, and cleaning it out. The employees had cleaned out the well, a nd pumped sand down to frac rock. The sand got stuck in the well. They tried to perforate the well, but could not get it to go. The valve that was attached to w ellhead blew off, striking the employees. Employee #1 sustained a gash to the ri ght side of his head and was killed. Employee #2 sustained a broken right arm an d hand, and skin lacerations
Keywords: arm, fracture, hand, head, laceration, pressure release, struck by, valve, wellhead
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1336489.015 Fatality Occupation Not Listed
2 1336489.015 Hospitalized injury Occupation Not Listed

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