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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $2,500 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,500
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 19260021 B02 12/19/2001 05/01/2002 $2,500 $2,500 $0 01/07/2002 F - Formal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201571031 Event: 07/11/2001Employee Killed By Counterweight On Pumping Unit
On July 11, 2001, Employee #1 and three coworkers of a well servicing company had just finished installing new tubing to an oil production well. While two coworkers went to lunch, Employee #1 and another employee began picking up tools and equipment in preparation to break down the workover rig. With the pumping unit running to check for flow, Employee #1 climbed over the metal guardrail system and into the counterweight where he was struck and killed by the reciprocating counterweight on the pumping unit.
Keywords: counterbalance, oil well drilling, struck against, pump
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303677884 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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