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Accident: 200881134 - Employee Is Killed When Gas Rig Collapses

Accident: 200881134 -- Report ID: 0215800 -- Event Date: 05/12/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30938161405/12/20061381Union Drilling, Inc.
On May 12, 2006, Employee #1 was working in the derrick of a gas well drill rig pulling pipe from the hole. The rig collapsed and he fell approximately 70 ft. He was then crushed by the falling pipes, and died.
Keywords: head, hoisting mechanism, collapse, gas, crushed, fall, pipe, struck by, falling object, gas well drilling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309381614 Fatality Fracture Hoist and winch operators

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