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Accident: 202464020 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Counter Weight

Accident: 202464020 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 12/28/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31019566412/28/20061389J & N Trucking And Lowbed Services
On December 28, 2006, Employee #1, a temporary employee, was working as an oil well pumper. He was sent to investigate squeaking belts on well number 11, a Lufkin Pumping unit. Employee #1 did not lockout the pumping unit prior to entering the fenced area, and the counter weight of the pumping unit struck Employee #1 in the head, killing him.
Keywords: head, counterbalance, lockout, inexperience, oil well servicing, struck by, process safety, untrained
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310195664 Fatality Amputation Laborers, except construction

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