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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1095052.015 - Noram Drilling Company

Inspection Information - Office: Oklahoma City

Nr: 1095052.015Report ID: 0627700Open Date: 09/24/2015

Noram Drilling Company
6-1/2 Miles East Of Hwy. 270 On E0880 Rd.Rig #27
Greenfield, OK 73043
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 213111/Drilling Oil and Gas Wells
Mailing: 8400 N. Sam Houston Pky, Houston, TX 77064

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/24/2015
Emphasis: L:OilgasClose Case:02/01/2016

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 79892.015Event: 09/24/2015Employee Is Struck And Killed By Falling A-Leg
At 9:00 a.m. on September 24, 2015, an employee was working for a firm that drilled oil and gas wells. He was performing rig-up activities. He was standing up an A-leg and the crane lifted the A-leg. The employee installed a pin intended to hold the A-leg in place. The crane operator unhooked from the A-leg and moved the crane's boom away. The employee was hammering on something, possibly the ladder on the A-leg. There was supposed to be a keeper in the pin to keep it from coming out of position. The keeper was not in the pin. It is unclear whether the employee removed the pin or if it was accidentally knocked out. In either case, the A-leg fell, striking the employee. He sustained blunt force trauma to his head and neck. The employee was killed from his injuries.
Keywords: restraining device, boom, crane boom, gas well drilling, neck, oil well drilling, head, falling object, crane, atv, struck by
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1095052.015 Fatality Other Occupation Not Listed

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