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Accident: 200812931 - Employee Is Electrocuted By Power Lines

Accident: 200812931 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 10/21/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31286892010/21/20091389Harris Rathole Service, L.P.
On October 21, 2009, Employee #1 was opening the lid of a toolbox on an air drilling rig, while the derrick was being raised. The derrick contacted 22 kV overhead power transmission lines, and caused Employee #1 to be electrocuted. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: derrick, electric cable, electrocuted, oil well drilling, gas well drilling, oil rig
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312868920 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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