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Accident: 14520480 - Fall From Accidentally Hoisted Load

Accident: 14520480 -- Report ID: 0524530 -- Event Date: 06/03/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
132896206/07/19841381Rector And Stone Drilling Company Inc
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS SLINGING DRILLING CASING JOINTS ON THE END OF THE CATHEAD HOIST LINE. A PORTION OF THE LINE ON THE CATHEAD SPOOLED OVER ITSELF AND CAUSED THE LINE TO FOUL. THE FOULED CATHEAD CONTINUED TO WIND IN CATLINE, CAUSING THE CASING OVER WHICH EMPLOYEE #1 WAS STANDING TO BE UNEXPECTEDLY HOISTED INTO THE AIR. EMPLOYEE #1 WAS HOISTED WITH THE CASING. THE CASING CONTINUED TO RISE UNTIL STOPPED BY THE FINGERBOARD. EMPLOYEE #1 APPARENTLY LOST HIS GRIP AND FELL TO THE PIPE TUB BELOW. AT THE TIME OF THE ACCIDENT THE CLUTCH LEVER FOR THE CATHEADS WAS NOT BEING ATTENDED.
Keywords: clutch lever, catline, fouled line, cathead, fall, oil rig
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1328962 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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