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Accident: 14240543 - Employee Killed When Oil Rig Section Fell On Him

Accident: 14240543 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 02/12/1988
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10244702602/19/19884212Quality Heavy Haulers, Inc.
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS DISMANTLING A STEEL WING SECTION OF A GAS AND OIL RIG SUBSTRUCTURE. EMPLOYEE #1 BELIEVED THE SECTION WAS HELD BY FOUR BOLTS, WHEN IN FACT IT WAS ONLY SECURED BY THREE. WHEN HE CUT THE THIRD (AND LAST) BOLT THE WING FELL ONTO HIM, CRUSHING HIM AGAINST THE RIG SUB STRUCTURE. HE WAS KILLED.
Keywords: dismantling, unsecured, work rules, struck by, falling object, oil rig, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102447026 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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