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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 $2,800 $0 $0 $0 $0 $2,800
Current Penalty $1,960 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1,960
FTA Amount $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Violation Items
# ID Type Standard Issuance Abate Curr$ Init$ Fta$ Contest LastEvent
  1. 01001 Serious 5A0001 07/23/2012 08/20/2012 $1,960 $2,800 $0 I - Informal Settlement

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 25375.015 Event: 05/31/2012Oil Rig Employee Struck And Killed By Falling Block
At 11:15 a.m. on May 31, 2012, an employee was working for Reeco Well Services i n Mentone, Texas. He was installing a fracking valve on a new oil well. He left the well's drilling control to assist a coworker working as a floor hand. He for got to lock the draw works brakes. A block fell and struck him in the back. He s ustained head and spine injuries, and he was killed.
Keywords: back, blocks, head, oil well drilling, spine, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 456274.015 Fatality Drillers, oil well

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