Industry Summary

The Mining industry has really been reeling, experiencing a massive employment decline of -10.69% in just the 12 months. The most recent numbers from 2015 show that employment was right at 751,911 working at 35,827 different establishments throughout the United States, which is 89,968 less than the year prior. Over the past 5 years this industry has recorded an accident rate of over 2 times (0% more) the average for the Industry.

The accident investigation below was opened on Wednesday, May 29th 2019 by OSHA representitives in Dallas, TX at Blue Racer Midstream, Llc.. A 45 year old Mechanical control had been injured when the
OSHA ID116627.015
Accident Date2019-05-21
Accident DegreeHospitalized injury
NarrativeAt 12:30 p.m. on May 21, 2019, an employee was removing 10 foot long filters from the inside of a gas vessel when a flash fire started at the rear of the vessel. The employee suffered second degree burns to his hand and first degree burns to the face and neck. The employee was hospitalized.
On Monday, August 19th 2019 OSHA reps took a report of a serious accident in Williston, ND at Basin Concrete, Inc.. A 53 year old man working as a Truck driver was killed on the job when the
OSHA ID119573.015
Accident Date2019-03-10
Accident DegreeFatality
NarrativeOn March 10, 2019, an employee was working on a oil and gas drilling site moving equipment. During the transportation of the equipment, the employee came into contact with hydrochloric acid. The employee ingested hydrochloric acid. Several days later he was admitted to the hospital and soon after died.
OSHA investigators arrived in Midland, TX on Thursday, January 24th 2019 and began an accident investigation at Bullseye Testing, Llc. A 20 year old man working as a was killed on the job when the
OSHA ID112970.015
Accident Date2019-01-24
Accident DegreeFatality
NarrativeAt 2:30 p.m. on January 24, 2019, an employee and a coworker were lifting an end of a 237 lb pipe joint from the work-over rig floor. They were giving it a final tug when the employee lost his footing and slipped, falling to his hands and knees. The employee was struck on his head and shoulders by the pipe joint when it slid off the rig floor. The employee was hospitalized and later died from his injuries.

OSHA Inspection Activity

Accident Rate

5 Year Average
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Reporting Statistics

Inspection Records: 9453
Inspection Rate: 1.61
Violation Records:
Accident Records: 939