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Accident: 200712891 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Oil Well Derrick

Accident: 200712891 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 07/14/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30865361707/14/20061381Cheyenne Drilling, Inc.
Employee #1, a derrickman, was working with a crew that was tripping a drill pipe out of a hole and preparing to drill. He went up to an 85-foot high derrick board to latch the drill pipe, when he fell and was killed. He was wearing a harness at the time of the accident but was not tied-off, while on the derrick board.
Keywords: derrickman, oil well drilling, fall, fall protection, derrick platform
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 308653617 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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