Alert 08 – 36 Traveling Block Hits Crown Resulting in a Fatal Incident


The elevators were at the monkey board and the Derrickman had just latched the stand of pipe. The relief driller shifted into gear and picked up the stand. The traveling block hit the crown and the drilling line parted resulting in the traveling block with stand of pipe falling across the monkey board. The Derrickman was struck by the falling equipment and was killed.

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