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Accident: 200783850 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Leg Of Drilling Derrick

Accident: 200783850 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 06/30/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30953906206/30/20061381Langston Drilling Co., Ltd, Llp
At approximately 10:55 a.m. on June 30, 2006, Employee #1, working for Langston Drilling, was guiding the brace of the A-frame leg of a drilling derrick into place, when a piece of the leg broke off where it was attached and suspended from the crane. The leg fell and struck the employee on the head, killing him.
Keywords: derrick, fracture, head, hoisting mechanism, equipment failure, crushed, struck by, falling object, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309539062 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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