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Accident: 200712107 - Rotary Table Entangles Safety Line And Kills Employee

Accident: 200712107 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 11/25/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30620426411/26/20031311Republic Energy Drilling, Llc
Employee #1 attached a line to his safety belt and became entangled with the cable around the Kelly bushing and rotary table. It appeared to be employee misconduct due to horseplay. The cable was attached to the cat line used to hoist pipe from the pipe ramp. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: lifeline, catline, kelly bushing, entangled, horseplay, rotary rig
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306204264 Fatality Other Laborers, except construction

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