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Inspection: 17835224 - Bisett Oil & Gas Company
Inspection Information - Office: Pittsburgh
Report ID: 0317500
Open Date: 11/14/1985
Bisett Oil & Gas Company
Property Of Dr. Roy Roberts, R.D. #1 New Freeport, PA 15352
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1389/Oil and Gas Field Services, Not Elsewhere Classified
Employee Killed When Struck By Rotating Drain Line
Employee #1 was instructed by his supervisor to slowly open the head valve of a gas well in order to drain sand, water, etc. from the well. As he did this the drain line rotated at high speed, striking him and throwing him 30 ft. Employee #1 died instantly of severe intra-abdominal hemorrhaging.
rotating parts, abdomen, gas well, drain pipe, hemorrhage, work rules, valve, struck by, gas well drilling
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