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Accident: 202656633 - Employee Crushes Finger In Drilling Rig

Accident: 202656633 -- Report ID: 0950643 -- Event Date: 07/13/2012
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31483160308/08/20121381Ensign United States Drilling California, Inc.
At approximately 8:30 a.m. on July 13, 2012, Employee #1 was working at a drilling rig well worksite with two other employees and they were installing an air boot on a flow tube for the mud pit. He was pulling a pipe with a handle on it with his right hand when the pipe slid in easily, catching his right hand's middle finger between the handle of the pipe and the air boot. Employee #1 pulled his hand out abruptly causing his finger to be degloved. His middle finger had to be amputated due to the extent of his injury.
Keywords: amputated, finger, drill collar
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 314831603 Non Hospitalized injury Amputation Drillers, oil well

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