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Accident: 200210029 - Employee Killed When Personnel Basket Falls

Accident: 200210029 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 02/13/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11640235502/15/19961381Trans Texas Gas Corporation
Employee #1 was being lowered in a personnel basket attached to the auxiliary hoistline of a crane. The cable was too short and became detached from the drum while the basket was being lowered. The personnel basket fell approximately 35 ft. Employee #1 was killed when his head struck an unidentified object.
Keywords: head, hoisting mechanism, wire rope, work rules, oil well drilling, struck against, hoist, fall, crane, hoistline
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 116402355 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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