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Accident: 552125 - Employee Killed In Fall From Oil Rig

Accident: 552125 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 09/27/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11041245909/28/19921381Tmbr/Sharp Drilling, Inc.
A subcontractor for a major oil company was drilling for crude oil. The day shift had reported to the site and was given a list of equipment in need of maintenance and/or repair. Employee #1 was assigned to replace a quartz light on the rig's A frame, approximately 49 ft above the ground. Employee #1 had removed the light from the frame and was returning to the derrick ladder when he lost his balance and fell to his death. Employee #1 had improperly used safety equipment.
Keywords: derrick, head, repair, work rules, ladder, oil well drilling, fall, fall protection, lost balance, oil rig
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110412459 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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