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Accident: 201114352 - Employee Sustains Hand Injuries When Caught In Survey Wire

Accident: 201114352 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 04/18/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12603204406/03/20021381Caza Drilling (California) Co.
At approximately 4:50 p.m. on April 4, 2002, Employee #1 was working on a drill rig Number 515, located at well PDET-99-35, Section 35, T27S, R21E, in Kern County. The crew was restringing the tool on the wire-line survey machine. Employee #1 was putting the survey tool together and placed his hand through the wire loop. At the same time, another employee activated the machine, and the wire loop tightened around Employee #1's hand. He yelled and the machine was shut down. Employee #1 was transported to Memorial Hospital in Bakersfield, California and then to San Francisco, California for treatment of serious hand injuries.
Keywords: burn, oil well drilling, well, caught by, drill collar, load line, hand, oil rig
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 126032044 Hospitalized injury Other Miscellaneous material moving equipment operators

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