Oil Field Worker Killed in Water Pump Workplace Accident

An oil field worker was killed in an on-the-job accident near Kay Road and County Road 490 last week, when he, apparently, endured injuries caused by a water pump. Co-workers and emergency crew members found him in a large water pit nearby, where official believe he had drowned.

Authorities identified the oil field worker as 25-year-old Gaylon Reese Taylor, of Grandbury, Texas. Reports noted that the man may have been working for Caprock Energy Services, LLC.

Officials believe Taylor may not have been wearing protective gear when the water pressure caused the metal end of hose to strike him in the head and knock him unconscious.

Workplace injuries can be caused by a variety of factors, including inadequate protective gear and equipment. In addition, employers are responsible for offering employees proper training that can provide solutions to some of the on-the-job issues and dangers they face.

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