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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170199848 - Employee'S Foot Fractured In Oil Rig Elevator

Accident: 170199848 -- Report ID: 0950626 -- Event Date: 07/29/1991
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11212512508/19/19911389Coastal Casing & Tubing
At approximately 12:21 p.m. on July 29, 1991, Employee #1 and coworkers were on the monkey board of drilling rig #5, installing the casing in the oil well. While lifting a length of casing from a horizontal to a vertical position, the elevator caught on the monkey board and raised the adjustable platform. The monkey board then slipped off the elevator and dropped to the lower end of its travel. As this was happening, Employee #1 jumped onto the elevators, and then was pulled off by the lanyard attached to his safety belt. His foot became jammed in the elevator and was fractured. Employee #1 was hospitalized on August 7, 1991, to have screws implanted in his ankle.
Keywords: fracture, caught by, caught between, fall, oil well servicing, elevator, derrick platform, oil rig, ankle, foot
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 112125125 Hospitalized injury Fracture Drillers, oil well

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