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Report: Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c. at Hydra Rig in Everman, Texas
An employee was working to repair an 1,800-pound tubing guide. When the employee disassembled a bolt on one side, the gooseneck tipped over, partially pinning and striking the employee’s lower right leg. The employee suffered a fractured lower right leg.
|Part of Body||513||Lower leg(s)|
|Source||3244||Oil drilling rigs and machinery|
|Event||6239||Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c.|
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