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Accident: 201572997 - Employee Maintaining Compressor Is Electrocuted

Accident: 201572997 -- Report ID: 0830500 -- Event Date: 11/25/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30900118811/25/20051381Patterson- Uti Drilling Co.
Employee #1, a worker on an oil and gas drilling rig, was killed during maintenance on a compressor unit. Employee #1 and a coworker were changing the tank on a compressor. Employee #1 was lying on the metal floor under the compressor and made contact with a live electrical circuit. Employee #1 was killed. The coworker did not make contact with the circuit and was not injured.
Keywords: compressor, maintenance, electrocuted, elec circ part--misc, electric shock, gas well drilling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309001188 Fatality Electric Shock Occupation not reported

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