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Accident: 110573.015 - Employee Suffers Injuries During Extreme Heat And Dies

Accident: 110573.015 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 09/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1357318.01510/31/2018Caneyhead Construction, Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on September 19, 2018, an employee was welding a pumping unit at an oil and gas well battery remote site. The heat index registered 105 degrees Fah renheit. At some point, the employee became unconscious and was later found layi ng on the ground by two coworkers. It was determined that the employee was kille d as a result of suffering a fractured skull, broken ribs, and contusions, likel y attributed to suffering a fall during unconsciousness.
Keywords: contusion, fracture, gas well, heat, oil well drilling/servicing, rib, skull, struck by, unconsciousness, welding
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1357318.015 67 M Fatality Welders and cutters

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