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Accident: 200812949 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Drill Pipe Collar

Accident: 200812949 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 11/21/2009
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31312312711/22/20091311Nomac Drilling Llc
At approximately 1:10 p.m. on November 21, 2009, Employee #1, a derrick man, was working the drilling board (monkey board) when a drill pipe collar came loose from the securing chain and struck him in the head. When reached by coworkers, he was determined to be unconscious. Paramedics were unsuccessful in resuscitation, and Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: chain, head, unconsciousness, derrickman, drill pipe, drill collar, struck by, concussion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313123127 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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