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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201571031 - Employee Killed By Counterweight On Pumping Unit

Accident: 201571031 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 07/11/2001
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30367788407/11/20011389Key Energy Services, Inc.
On July 11, 2001, Employee #1 and three coworkers of a well servicing company had just finished installing new tubing to an oil production well. While two coworkers went to lunch, Employee #1 and another employee began picking up tools and equipment in preparation to break down the workover rig. With the pumping unit running to check for flow, Employee #1 climbed over the metal guardrail system and into the counterweight where he was struck and killed by the reciprocating counterweight on the pumping unit.
Keywords: counterbalance, oil well drilling, struck against, pump
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303677884 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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