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Accident: 14238422 - Employee'S Leg Fractured When He Is Pinned By Drill Collar

Accident: 14238422 -- Report ID: 0953210 -- Event Date: 10/30/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11461125411/07/19901781Welch - Howell Drilling Co., Inc.
Employee #1 was being trained by a coworker to be a derrickman. He was leaning out of a derrick to catch a drill collar that needed to be tied off when he unlatched the elevated drill collar. It pinned him against the monkey boards, fracturing his leg. Employee #1 was hospitalized.
Keywords: derrick, fracture, derrickman, pinned, construction, drill collar, inexperience, leg
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114611254 Hospitalized injury Fracture Drillers, earth

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