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Accident: 103520.015 - Employee Is Struck By A Falling Drilling Pipe And Fractures

Accident: 103520.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 02/18/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1298743.01502/21/2018Patterson-Uti Drilling Company Llc
At 7:30 p.m. on February 18, 2018, an employee was standing on rig floor while a drilling pipe was being lifted. The employee was struck by the pipe when it fe ll from the single latch elevator and fractured several ribs. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: drill pipe, elevator, falling object, fracture, rib, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1298743.015 23 M Hospitalized injury Drillers, oil well

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