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Accident: 200643898 - Employee Is Killed When Caught Between Derrick, Rig Floor

Accident: 200643898 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 08/22/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31100025108/23/20071381Southwest Oilfield Construction Company
Rig employees were pulling tubing out of the hole through a Well Head Scanalog device when the tubing anchor unexpectedly got caught inside the machine causing the floor rig to rise up and catch Employee #1 between the derrick, tongues, and rig floor. Two other employees were thrown from the rig floor. Employee #1 was killed. The original report Injury line did not provide details on injury to the two employees thrown from the rig floor.
Keywords: derrick, ejected, caught between, tongs, concussion, oil rig
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311000251 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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