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Accident: 14295257 - Employee Crushed And Killed By Falling Drill Bit

Accident: 14295257 -- Report ID: 0355110 -- Event Date: 06/29/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12543310207/01/19961796Murphy-Adcock Elevator Shaft Drilling Co.
Employee #1 was in an elevator shaft attempting to remove the casing from a drill bit that was being hoisted up, when the sprocket chain broke. The drill bit dropped onto him, crushing and killing him.
Keywords: construction, equipment failure, crushed, struck by, falling object, broken chain, elevator shaft
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 125433102 Fatality Other Drillers, earth

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