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Accident: 200812584 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Derrick Equipment

Accident: 200812584 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 03/24/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31156607903/25/20081389Permian Basin Well Service, Llc
On March 24, 2008, Employee #1 was working with coworkers on a derrick. They had completed the job of pulling the rods to replace a parted rod. They put the horse head back on the pumping unit and were tightening the liner on the polish rod. Employee #1 was killed when the horse head fell and struck him on the back of the neck. A coworker was treated at the hospital for an unspecified injury.
Keywords: derrick, derrickman, well, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311566079 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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