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Report: Other fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet at Sundown Operating, Inc. in Plains, Texas

DATE: 10/03/18

An employee had gone up a rig to unhook a block. The rig was clutched in, throwing the employee about 8 feet to the tuba line. His left knee struck a drum guard, which broke the kneecap. He was hospitalized.

Report ID 20181010213  
Date 10/03/2018  
UPA 1388753  
Inspection 1356399  
Primary NAICS 213111  
Nature 111 Fractures
Part of Body 512 Knee(s)
Source 3244 Oil drilling rigs and machinery
Secondary Source 3244 Oil drilling rigs and machinery
Event 4332 Other fall to lower level 6 to 10 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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