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Report: Other fall to lower level more than 30 feet at Helmerich and Payne, Inc. in Watonga, Oklahoma

DATE: 11/27/15

An employee working on a oil and gas drilling rig fell from a height of 85 feet due to icy conditions on the derrick board. The ladder safety device did not engage properly resulting in the employee’s fall. The employee was hospitalized with multiple broken bones, internal injuries, and lacerations.

Report ID 2015118959  
Date 11/27/2015  
UPA 1041479  
Inspection 1111387  
Primary NAICS 213111  
Nature 1830 Fractures and other injuries, unspecified
Part of Body 899 Multiple body parts, n.e.c.
Source 3244 Oil drilling rigs and machinery
Secondary Source 9273 Ice, sleet, snow
Event 4337 Other fall to lower level more than 30 feet
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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