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Accident: 201760303 - Employee Killed In Fall From Kelly Platform Of Drilling Rig

Accident: 201760303 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 02/14/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30130764104/23/19971311Bayard Drilling Technology, Inc.
Employee #1, part of a drilling crew on an oil and gas exploration drilling rig, was climbing a ladder to tie off a kelly bushing. He was at a height of approximately 20 ft and had reached the kelly platform when he fell. Employee #1 sustained a crushing blow to his chest and was killed. His body was discovered hanging backward from his safety belt.
Keywords: chest, work rules, oil well drilling, crushed, fall, gas well drilling, oil rig, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301307641 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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