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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 1358902 - Well Tech Inc

Inspection Information - Office: Houston North

Nr: 1358902Report ID: 0626600Open Date: 09/21/1984

Well Tech Inc
1 Mi West Of State Hwy 35
Alvin, TX 77511
Union Status: Union
SIC: 1381/Drilling Oil and Gas Wells
Mailing: 700 Rusk, Houston, TX 77002

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:09/25/1984
Close Case:09/25/1984

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident360548804    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 14237135Event: 09/19/1984Employee Struck By Falling Hoist Block
THE WORKERS WERE PULLING PIPE ON A WHEELED, OPERATING OIL RIG. WHILE A HOIST BLOCK WAS BEING LOWERED, A BROKEN COTTER PIN CAUSED A BRAKE LINKAGE PIN TO WORK LOOSE. WITH NO BRAKES, THE HOIST BLOCK CAME DOWN WITHOUT RESTRAINT, STRIKING AND KILLING EMPLOYEE #1.
Keywords: brake, hoisting mechanism, cotter pin, hoist, struck by, falling object, oil rig
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1358902 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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