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Accident: 202126421 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Derrick Board

Accident: 202126421 -- Report ID: 0627410 -- Event Date: 02/11/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30724630602/12/20061381Lariat Services, Inc.
At approximately 4:45 p.m. on February 11, 2006, Employee #1, an oil field worker, was working on a 90-ft derrick board. He fell from the board, grabbed the elevator, held on for a few minutes, but then let go, grasping a 4.5-inch vertical pipe. He partially slid down the pipe joint until he reached the pipe collar, where he fell approximately 65 feet to his death.
Keywords: fracture, guardrail, oil well drilling, fall, fall protection, pipe, derrick platform, hip, work surface
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307246306 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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