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Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201570975 Event: 09/15/2001Employee Killed When Struck By Valve On Work Over Rig
Employee #1 was working on a work over rig and was attempting to set a packer in the rig when the "TIW" valve came apart from the tubing and fell approximately 15 ft onto his head. The "TIW" valve weighed approximately 60 pounds. Employee #1 was wearing a hard hat but died in route to the hospital.
Keywords: head, hard hat, valve, struck by, concussion, falling object
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 303679336 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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