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Accident: 202554176 - Employee Is Injured In Fall Due To Unsecured Guardrail

Accident: 202554176 -- Report ID: 0950631 -- Event Date: 02/14/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31552800002/28/20123533National Oil Well Varco
On February 14, 2012, Employee #1, a full-time mechanic and assembler, was standing on the platform during the testing of a 350 ton drive motor. While waiting for the completion of the test, Employee #1 leaned against the guardrail, which was not adequately secured in place, and inadvertently fell. He suffered unspecified injuries as a result of falling approximately eight feet onto a concrete surface. The employer was a worldwide provider of major mechanical components for land and offshore drilling rigs. Employee #1 was not hospitalized.
Keywords: guardrail, drilling machine, unsecured, mechanic, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 315528000 Non Hospitalized injury Other Heavy equipment mechanics

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