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Accident: 200211449 - Employee Is Crushed And Killed By Falling Clamshell Bucket

Accident: 200211449 -- Report ID: 0626000 -- Event Date: 12/09/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30711977612/09/20034491Dix Shipping Co.,Inc

On December 9, 2003, an employee was working on an excavator in the hold of a ship at the Port of Brownsville, Texas. He was struck and fatally crushed by a falling load. The load, consisting of a clamshell bucket and its contents, fell when the boom collapsed.

Keywords: shipyard, boom, collapse, crushed, excavator, falling object

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307119776 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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