Worker’s Death Results in $119,000 Fine
A worker died after being pinned between drill collars situated on a hydraulic pipe rack. The employer pleaded guilty to failing to ensure that a worker used procedures to minimize risks to safety when working in close proximity to drill collars stored on a rack. It was fined $119,000 [Precision Diversified Oilfield Services Corp., Govt. News Release, May 12, 2014].