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Report: Struck by falling object or equipment, n.e.c. at Hydra Rig in Everman, Texas

DATE: 02/05/19

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.

Report ID 2019021285  
Date 02/05/2019  
UPA 1425210  
Primary NAICS 333132  
Nature 111 Fractures
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.
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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