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Accident: 110425.015 - Employee Sustains Fractured Tibia When Struck By Tongs

Accident: 110425.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 09/04/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1356136.01510/25/2018Lewis Casing Crews, Inc.
At 6:30 p.m. on September 4, 2018, an employee was working for a firm that provi ded support activities for oil and gas operations. He was operating tongs. A win ch line broke, and the tongs struck the employee in his right leg. He sustained a fracture of the tibia in his lower right leg. He was hospitalized.
Keywords: equipment failure, fracture, gas well, gas well drilling, leg, mech malfunction, oil well drilling, oil well drilling/servicing, struck by, tibia, tongs, winch, wire rope
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1356136.015 37 M Hospitalized injury Laborers, except construction

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