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Accident: 96046.015 - Employee Struck By Rigging Chain And Is Killed

Accident: 96046.015 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 05/29/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1237124.01505/31/2017R.C. Drilling Llc
At 1:30 p.m. on May 29, 2017, an employee was changing a seal on a power swivel. The rigging chain on the tong broke, striking the employee in the side of his head. The employee suffered a fractured skull and was killed.
Keywords: broken chain, fracture, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1237124.015 27 M Fatality

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