Accident Report Detail
Accident: 200556678 - Employee Is Killed When Knocked Into Ship'S Hold
|Inspection||Open Date||SIC||Establishment Name|
|314772971||08/18/2011||4491||Coastal Cargo Company, Inc.|
On August 17, 2011, Employee #1, with Coastal Cargo Company, Inc., was performing loading and unloading operations between a barge and a vessel. As a laborer/bucket control operator, his duties included releasing material from the bucket of a derrick by operating a push button that opens the bucket. Employee #1 was positioned on the coaming between a crane mount and the hatch cover. When another vessel worker closed the hatch without informing him, Employee #1 was caught between the crane mount and the hatch cover. He was then knocked into the 35-ft-deep hold. Employee #1 was killed.
|1||314772971||Fatality||Other||Ship captains and mates, except fishing boats|