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Accident: 202126280 - Employee Killed When Lanyard Entangled In Drill Head

Accident: 202126280 -- Report ID: 0627410 -- Event Date: 12/09/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30157021412/11/20001389Epoch Well Services, Inc.
Employee #1 was adjusting the RPM sensor under the rig table, when apparently his lanyard became entangled in the drill rotation head. Employee #1 was asphyxiated.
Keywords: asphyxiated, caught by, drill collar, lanyard, oil rig
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301570214 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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