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Accident: 200600088 - Employee Killed When Struck By Tongs

Accident: 200600088 -- Report ID: 0625400 -- Event Date: 02/26/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30043081602/27/19971381Hack Drilling Co. ,Inc.
Employee #1 was struck by make-up tongs when the driller apparently engaged the cathead throttle instead of the rotary table control. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: oil well drilling, cathead, struck by, tongs, flying object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300430816 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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