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Inspection: 314766692 - Southern Mud Logging, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Baton Rouge

Nr: 314766692Report ID: 0625700Open Date: 07/13/2010

Southern Mud Logging, Inc.
Bronco Rig #25
Ringgold, LA 71068
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1389/Oil and Gas Field Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
NAICS: 213112/Support Activities for Oil and Gas Operations
Mailing: 104 Ozone St., W. Monroe, LA 71291

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/15/2010
Close Case:11/15/2010

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200556165Event: 06/04/2010Employee Falls Into Mud Pit, And Suffers 2nd Degree Burns
At approximately 2:00 am, on June 4, 2010, Employee #1, a mud logger of Southern Mud Logging, Inc., fell into the slugging tank of an open mud pit (trap door/grate door was left open). Employee #1 was walking through the mud tank area headed to the mud shakers to collect samples. The steam from the mud pits fogged Employee #1 glasses. Employee #1 continued to walk (with fogged glasses) and stepped into/fell into an open trap door/grate door left open. Employee #1 was air lifted to LSU Medical Center in Shreveport, LA to get treatment for the 2nd degree burns to 40% of his body. Employee # 1 died on July 6, 2010.
Keywords: burn, fall, mud pit, poor visibility
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 314766692 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported

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