Alert 10 – 31 Mud Pump Repair Results in Fractured Finger
The derrickman and the injured person (IP) were tightening the bolts of the mud pump pulsation damper. As the derrickman swung the hammer it slipped from his hands and struck the injured person (IP) on his left hand. The IP was holding the hammer wrench with his hands. The blow from the hammer caused a contusion to the index finger of the IP. The IP was taken to the hospital where they found a compound fracture to his index finger resulting in a restricted work case.