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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 311570048 - Mesa Well Services

Inspection Information - Office: New Mexico

Nr: 311570048Report ID: 0653510Open Date: 11/26/2007

Mesa Well Services
North Monument Greyburg, San Andres Unit #1904
Monument, NM 88265
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1389/Oil and Gas Field Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 213112/Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations
Mailing: Po Box 1620, Hobbs, NM 88241

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:11/26/2007
Emphasis: L:OilgasClose Case:06/18/2008

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Violation Summary
Serious Willful Repeat Other Unclass Total
Initial Violations 1 1
Current Violations 1 1
Initial Penalty $5,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,600
Current Penalty $5,600 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5,600
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 90005 A 05/20/2008 06/16/2008 $5,600 $5,600 $0 -

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200041366Event: 11/21/2007Employee Suffers Injury When Struck By Falling Elevators
The crew of an oil well servicing rig was rigging down equipment at a well site in preparation for downtime during the Thanksgiving weekend. A coworker was lowering the traveling block with attached elevators and bales. Employee #1 was sitting on the rig deck below the mast in the process of removing a flange from the wellhead, when the operator lost control of the traveling block. The elevators and block fell, striking the Employee #1 in the back and shoulders causing injuries.
Keywords: rigging, shoulder, blocks, back, oil rig mast, fall, struck by, wellhead, elevator, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 311570048 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Drillers, oil well

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