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Report: Struck by object or equipment, unspecified at AAA Well Service, LLC in Knott, Texas

DATE: 03/02/18

A crew was rigging down when a weight bucket became hung up while the derrick was being scoped in. One of the employees pulled on the cable, causing the climbing assist weight to come loose and descend toward him. As a result, he let go of the line and was struck by the weight. He suffered a right arm fracture, broken ribs, and lacerations to his left gallbladder and kidney.

Report ID 2018032109  
Date 03/02/2018  
UPA 1317040  
Primary NAICS 213112  
Nature 194 Internal injuries to organs and blood vessels of the trunk
Part of Body 330 Abdomen, except internal location of diseases or disorders
Source 3244 Oil drilling rigs and machinery
Event 620 Struck by object or equipment, unspecified
Hospitalized Yes  
Amputation No  

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