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Report: Struck by dislodged flying object, particle at Brigad Energy Services, LLC in Mentone, Texas
Employees were rigging up a work-over rig. One of the rig wires caught on a 1-inch ball valve and the pressure from the rig rising caused the valve to be sent up as a projectile. It struck an employee on the right side of the face and forehead, fracturing his skull. He was hospitalized.
|Part of Body||113||Skull|
|Secondary Source||3244||Oil drilling rigs and machinery|
|Event||6241||Struck by dislodged flying object, particle|
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