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Accident: 46747.015 - Employee Falls From Derrick Board And Is Killed

Accident: 46747.015 -- Report ID: 0627510 -- Event Date: 06/19/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
913185.01506/19/2013Heart Land Drilling Inc.
At 10:00 a.m. on June 19, 2013, an employee was standing on a derrick board whil e waiting for a pipe to be brought out of a drilling hole on a derrick when sect ions of the derrick collapsed. The employee fell over 80 feet to the drilling f loor and was struck by pieces of the derrick, killing him.
Keywords: collapse, digger/derrick, fall, oil well drilling/servicing, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 913185.015 40 M Fatality Drillers, oil well

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