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Accident: 755264 - Employee Killed By Blow To Head From Pipe Fitting

Accident: 755264 -- Report ID: 0653510 -- Event Date: 10/28/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11514073311/01/19941389Eunice Well Service
Employee #1 was struck on the head when an assembly of pipe fittings used for venting an oil well blew off. This accident was caused by a combination of high pressure and excessive wear on the fittings.
Keywords: head, inadequate maint, venting, oil well drilling, equipment failure, high pressure, pipe
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 115140733 Fatality Other Supervisors, extractive occupations

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