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Accident: 14535363 - Struck And Crushed By Falling Hinged Floor Section

Accident: 14535363 -- Report ID: 0830300 -- Event Date: 06/28/1985
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
64158906/28/19854213Hi-Line Trucking
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
64161306/28/19851381Noble Drilling
THE EMPLOYEES WERE WALKING ADJACENT TO A HINGED FLOOR, WEIGHING APPROXIMATELY 10,000 POUNDS, WHICH WAS SECURED IN THE VERTICAL POSITION BY A SINGLE LOG CHAIN. THE HOOK ON THE CHAIN WAS SECURED BY A PIN WHICH IN TURN WAS SECURED BY A COTTER PIN. THE COTTER PIN SHEARED OFF, ALLOWING THE LARGER PIN TO SLIP OUT OF THE HOOK. THE HINGED FLOOR SECTION FELL ON THE EMPLOYEES, CRUSHING THEM.
Keywords: chain, cotter pin, crushed, struck by, falling object, oil rig, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 641589 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
2 641589 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
3 641613 Occupation Not Listed

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