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Accident: 202367579 - Employee Is Struck By Drill Pipe Casing, Later Dies

Accident: 202367579 -- Report ID: 1055310 -- Event Date: 07/08/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31225007907/15/20081781Nicholson Drilling Inc
Employee #1 was operating a Bobcat while traversing an incline on a back-woods dirt road. Employee #1 was following behind the company work truck that was loaded with steel drill pipe. During travel the pipes slid off the truck and pinned Employee #1 in the operator's seat of the Bobcat. Employee #1 suffered bruises and abrasions and was taken to the hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.
Keywords: pinned, drill pipe, crushed, struck by, falling object
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building Other Under $50,000 1 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 312250079 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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