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Accident: 200642775 - One Employee Is Killed And Another Injured During Repairs

Accident: 200642775 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 07/21/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30663927908/19/20031389Shebester-Bechtel, Inc.
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on July 21, 2003, Employees #1 and #2 were attempting to repair an oil well pump. For some reason, the head of the pump shot off and struck Employee #1 in the chest and Employee #1 in the head. Employees #1 and #2 were hospitalized and treated for their injuries. Employee #1 died 18 days later, while Employee #2 is still undergoing recovery treatment.
Keywords: chest, head, pressure piping, struck by, wellhead, pump, pressure release
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306639279 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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