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Accident: 201562592 - Pump Truck Operator Is Killed When Struck By Counterweight

Accident: 201562592 -- Report ID: 0854910 -- Event Date: 01/30/2011
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31419291501/31/20114212C-D Mcmullin Trucking Llc
On January 31, 2011, Employee #1, a 32-year-old truck driver for C-D McMullin Trucking LLC, pulled onto a Newfield Production well site to pull a load of water from the pit. Employee #1 hooked up the hose to the truck and started pulling water from the pit. Then, he crossed a fence barrier onto a concrete pad supporting the well head pump jack. The pump jack was operating at the time and the counterweights rotated, striking Employee #1 on the head killing him.
Keywords: head, counterbalance, struck by, pump, untrained
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314192915 Fatality Cut/Laceration Occupation not reported

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