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Accident: 200211340 - Employee Is Electrocuted When Truck Derrick Strick Line

Accident: 200211340 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 08/07/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30684142008/07/20031389P & S Perforators, Inc.
On August 7, 2003, an employee and coworkers were on the jobsite location to perforate an oil and gas well which was a gas lift well. They were to perforate the casing at another production zone and had begun to raise the truck derrick. The truck derrick struck an overhead electrical transmission line carrying 7,200 volts to ground, resulting in the electrocution of the employee.
Keywords: derrick, gas well, electrocuted, truck, overhead crane, electric shock, hand
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306841420 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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