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Accident: 73892.015 - Employee Is Struck By Falling Pipe Wrench And Is Killed.

Accident: 73892.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 01/27/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1024927.01501/29/2015Mass Resources, Inc.
At approximately 3:30 p.m. on January 27, 2015, an employee and co-owner of the company was performing maintenance on an oil pumping jack. He attached a 24-in. pipe wrench to the belt and crank in an attempt to hold the counter weight up. The counter weight went down and the wrench was thrown from the belt and crank. He was struck by the pipe wrench and was killed.
Keywords: pipe wrench, oil well drilling/servicing, falling object, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1024927.015 48 M Fatality Other

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