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Accident: 200813020 - Employee Is Killed When Swung Into Rig Tongs

Accident: 200813020 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 05/05/2010
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31361962905/05/20101381Patterson - Uti Drilling Company, Lp
On May 5, 2005, Employee #1, a motorman, was making a drill stem connection. The driller apparently struck the storm bar on the monkeyboard with the kelly, causing the pipe to swing across the rig floor. Employee #1 apparently grabbed the pipe and struck his head, as he was swung into the tongs. Employee #1 was killed.
Keywords: head, oil well drilling, struck against, pipe, tongs, gas well drilling, oil rig
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 313619629 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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