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Accident: 200713428 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Drilling Rig

Accident: 200713428 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 06/14/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31194506706/15/20081381Nomac Drilling Corporation
On June 14, 2008, Employee #1, a derrickman, was part of a drilling crew tripping in pipe. On the last three stands, Employee #1 started putting on screens to ream the hole. He took his body belt off and unhooked his retractable lifeline during the tripping in of the 3rd stand. When he reached to grab the pipe, he fell approximately 90 ft and hit the kelly hose and landed on the drilling floor. Employee #1 died.
Keywords: derrick, head, derrickman, struck against, fall, fall protection, concussion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311945067 Fatality Other Hoist and winch operators

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