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Accident: 14402119 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Boom

Accident: 14402119 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 01/25/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10030699201/27/19864213Ace Transportation Inc

Employee # 1 and coworkers were loading rental components, including tools and a tool box, onto a float during the rigging down operation of an oil well drilling unit. When Employee #1 released the dogs on the load line of the A-frame-type boom, the boom line winch began to freewheel and the boom fell. It struck Employee #1, killing him. The boom was part of an oil field service semi-truck.

Keywords: dismantling, unsecured, crane boom, work rules, struck by, falling object, winch, oil rig

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 100306992 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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