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Accident: 14234082 - Employee Run Over By Truck

Accident: 14234082 -- Report ID: 0627700 -- Event Date: 04/18/1989
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10227536904/24/19891381Viersen & Cochran Drilling Company
Employees were cleaning a stacked oil well drilling rig and had just completed moving the rig components with a rigging truck. Employee #1, a rig tool pusher, directed the rig hands to new duties and released the rig truck back to the company yard. Employee #2 pulled the truck forward, and then backed up at approximately 3 mph to hook up the trailer. Employee #2 was looking to the right were he was turning, and the left rear of the truck struck Employee #1 knocking him down to the ground. The four wheels on the left side of the truck rolled over Employee #1, crushing his upper torso and head. The other employees checked his vital signs and found none.
Keywords: head, torso, truck, oil well servicing, concussion, run over, oil rig, backing up, truck driver
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102275369 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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