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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 170705362 - Employee Struck And Killed By Derrick Of Falling Service Rig

Accident: 170705362 -- Report ID: 0855610 -- Event Date: 11/18/1993
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11461427411/19/19931389Champion Well Service Inc
While a crew was down rigging a service rig with the derrick telescoped down, the guy lines disconnected and the derrick broke loose from the carrier vehicle in the vicinity of the hinge pins. It rotated 180 degrees before landing on the ground parallel to the carrier vehicle. Employee #1 was pinned under the derrick superstructure. He sustained severe trauma to the upper body and head, and died.
Keywords: chest, derrick, head, unsecured, pinned, equipment failure, guy, oil well servicing, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 114614274 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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