Accident Report Detail
Accident: 1003573 - Employee Paralyzed After Fall Through Open Hatch Of Ship
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|102138989||06/23/1986||4491||Seaport Division Nfta|
At approximately 9:00 p.m. on June 3, 1986, Employee #1 was mooring a ship, the Samuel Wilkeson, after throwing the bow line onto the pier. He was proceeding to the stern of the vessel when he tripped on a 3/4 in. nylon rope on the deck and fell through an open hatch into the engine compartment. He struck the engine during the fall and landed on the floor of the compartment, 4 ft below deck level. Employee #1 dislocated two vertebrae and following surgery is completely paralyzed. He remains hospitalized as of June 23, 1986.
|1||102138989||Hospitalized injury||Other||Occupation not reported|