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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 137208.015 Event: 07/01/2021Employee Is Struck And Killed By Rotating Pipe Wrench
At 10:30 a.m. on July 1, 2021, an employee operated a rig to ensure the stabilit y of well walls. The employee placed a thirty-six inch pipe wrench on the top he ad that was then possibly activated by the employee who accidently bumped the le ver. The top head rotated the wrench that then struck the employee in the chest. Employee received a blunt force injury and puncture that killed the employee.
Keywords: blunt force, chest, control lever, operator, pipe wrench, puncture, struck by, well
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1542238.015 Fatality

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