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Accident: 46306.015 - One Employee Falls From Derrick Platform And Is Killed; One

Accident: 46306.015 -- Report ID: 0627100 -- Event Date: 06/11/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
911088.01506/12/2013Reliance Well Service, Inc.
At 1:00 p.m. on July 11, 2013, Employee #1 was training a coworker on derrickman operations from the derrick floor. Employee #1 and his coworker had tied off t o the platform using a full body harnesses and manila ropes. Employee #1 latche d a pipe from the edge of the monkey board and lost their balance when standing up from a squatting position. The rope attached to Employee #1's body harness b roke and Employee #1 fell approximately 50 feet before hitting Employee #2 who w as standing on the rig floor. Employee #1 was killed with head injuries and Emp loyee #2 suffered bruising to the shoulder and collarbone area.
Keywords: collarbone, digger/derrick, fall, fall protection, head, oil well drilling/servicing, ppe, rope, shoulder
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 911088.015 M Non Hospitalized injury Occupation Not Listed
2 911088.015 28 M Fatality Drillers, earth

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