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Accident: 14493738 - Employee Killed When Struck By Falling Sucker Rods

Accident: 14493738 -- Report ID: 0627400 -- Event Date: 08/22/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
245097108/23/19851623Kelley Coppedge Inc

At 10:00 a.m. on August 22, 1985, Employee #1, an oil field worker, was unloading two bundles of sucker rods from a trailer. The rods became off balance, and the 4,000 lb load fell on his lower body. Employee #1 died of cardiopulmonary arrest.

Keywords: work rules, construction, cardiac arrest, crushed, off loading, struck by, falling object, unstable load

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 2450971 Fatality Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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