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Accident: 200812394 - Employee Is Killed When Safety Harness Strikes

Accident: 200812394 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 07/14/2007
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31113054607/16/20071311Adobe Drilling Services, Llc
On July 14, 2007, Employee #1 was painting a traveling block of an "A" frame of the drilling unit. Following the completion of the job task, Employee #1 disconnected his lanyard and let it dangle below him. As Employee #1 was being lowered by the air hoist, the lanyard and the air line entangled in the rotating kelly on a rig floor. Employee #1 was pulled into the rotating kelly and struck by the safety harness. He was killed.
Keywords: chest, maintenance, caught between, crushed, air hose, lanyard, fall protection, struck by, disconnecting means, entangled
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311130546 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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