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Accident: 200641371 - One Employee Killed, One Injured By Falling Drill Collar

Accident: 200641371 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 07/21/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10230928307/22/20001381Cheyenne Drilling
Employees #1 and #2 were part of a four-man crew at an oil rig. They were using an alloy steel link sling to move a drill collar from the oil rig floor to the set back, laydown rack. As they were lifting the collar, the sling slipped off and the collar fell, striking Employees #1 and #2. Employee #1 was killed instantly. Employee #2 sustained severe head injuries, for which he was hospitalized.
Keywords: head, hoisting mechanism, unsecured, work rules, oil well drilling, drill collar, mech mat handling, struck by, sling, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102309283 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported
2 102309283 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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