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Report: Other fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet at Cactus Drilling Company LLC in Knott, Texas

DATE: 10/19/18

An employee was transferring from a blowout prevention structure to a man basket when he fell approximately 12 to 13 feet to the ground below, fracturing his pelvis and ribs. He was hospitalized. The employee’s lanyard was untied at the time of the incident.

Report ID 20181010823  
Date 10/19/2018  
UPA 1394480  
Inspection 1360936  
Primary NAICS 213111  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 38 Multiple trunk locations
Source 3244 Oil drilling rigs and machinery
Secondary Source 660 Floors, walkways, ground surfaces, unspecified
Event 4333 Other fall to lower level 11 to 15 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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