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Inspection: 316976695 - Wilbanks Trucking Inc

Inspection Information - Office: New Mexico

Nr: 316976695Report ID: 0653510Open Date: 06/04/2013

Wilbanks Trucking Inc
Nm 128 And Wipp Access Road
Carlsbad, NM 88220
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 1390, Artesia, NM 88211

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:Y
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:06/06/2013
Emphasis: L:OilgasClose Case:12/03/2013

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200042158Event: 06/03/2013Employee Is Killed In Fall From Crane Rigger
At approximately 2:45 p.m. on June 3, 2013, Employee #1, a crane rigger, was disassembling and moving a drilling rig to another location. The employee attempted to attach a chain sling to the ball hook on the whip line of the crawler crane. Employee #1 was not able to place the chain sling master link on the crane hook and the sling fell to the rig sub-structure floor and started to slide off the edge of the rig. The employee stepped on the chain sling to prevent it from falling off the rig. The sliding chain caused the employee to lose his balance and he fell 25 ft to the ground. Employee #1 was wearing a full body harness with an attached lanyard, but was not tied-off to an anchorage. The employee was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: chain, crane outrigger, drill rig--non-oil, fall, sling, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 316976695 Fatality Other Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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