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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 14446165 - Employee Killed In Fall From Tubing Board Of Derrick

Accident: 14446165 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 03/15/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10340081803/16/19921389Wellco Oil Service (Lyn-Mar, Inc. Dba)
The derrick mast on a well workover rig was being raised when a malfunction occurred. Employee #1 climbed onto the derrick without a safety belt and lanyard to check out the problem. The tubing board structure he was standing on gave way, causing the employee to fall approximately 55 feet to the ground. He died.
Keywords: derrick, safety belt, equipment failure, lanyard, fall, fall protection, oil well servicing
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 103400818 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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