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Accident: 201091139 - Employee Killed In Fall From Pump Box

Accident: 201091139 -- Report ID: 0950645 -- Event Date: 08/06/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12620946911/03/19975172Wholesale Fuels
At approximately 9:45 a.m. on August 6, 1997, Employee #1 and another employee were in the process of filling a diesel fuel tank located on the mud trailer at a drilling site. The other employee was on top of the diesel tank and Employee #1 was standing on top of the pump box located on the trailer. Employee #1 fell from the top of the pump box to the ground. The fall distance was approximately seven feet. Employee #1 sustained an injury to his left ear and other parts of his body. No guardrail was present on the pump box to prevent a fall.
Keywords: ear, fuel oil, abrasion, fall, trailer, tank, oil rig, unguarded, contusion
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126209469 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Truck drivers, heavy

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