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Accident: 200452399 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Member Of Barge

Accident: 200452399 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 06/18/2008
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31196996806/18/20083731Bender Shipbuilding & Repair Co., Inc.

On June 18, 2008, an employee was operating the crane by a remote when the load became hung on one end. The employee moved the trolley in the opposite direction which created a side load. The employee released the control of the trolley which caused the load to swing in the opposite direction in a violent fashion toward the crane operator. The employee was struck by and crushed by a longitudinal structural member of a barge while utilizing an gantry type overhead crane to move the load.

Keywords: barge, hoisting mechanism, crushed, struck by, flying object

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 311969968 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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