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Accident: 14411284 - Four Employees Injured By Falling Oil Well Apparatus

Accident: 14411284 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 04/13/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12362744004/14/19991389Tetra Applied Technologies, Inc.
Employees #1 through #4 were working on a mobile, truck-mounted drilling rig. They were pulling joints when the dead end of the hoisting line came loose and slipped through three wire rope U-clips. This caused the elevator to strike the casing tongs and the casing tongs to strike the rig floor, knocking everything down. Employees #1 through #4 were struck by the falling oil well toolings; all four sustained injuries, for which Employees #1 through #3 were hospitalized.
Keywords: hoisting mechanism, collapse, unsecured, work rules, oil well servicing, struck by, tongs, falling object, oil rig, hoistline
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123627440 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
2 123627440 Hospitalized injury Concussion Occupation not reported
3 123627440 Non Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported
4 123627440 Hospitalized injury Bruise/Contus/Abras Occupation not reported

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