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Accident: 566810 - Employee Killed When Crushed By Collapsing Derrick Leg

Accident: 566810 -- Report ID: 0636900 -- Event Date: 07/17/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12339745707/18/19971389United Crane, Inc.
The employer was hired to dismantle an oil service rig. At approximately 10:45 a.m. on July 17, 1997, Employee #1 knocked a pin from a derrick leg and the derrick leg collapsed, striking him in the back and crushing him. He was killed.
Keywords: derrick, well service rig, dismantling, collapse, pin, unsecured, work rules, back, oil well servicing, struck by
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 123397457 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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