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Accident Report Detail

Accident: 201450079 - Employee Killed In Fall From Elevation

Accident: 201450079 -- Report ID: 0418500 -- Event Date: 11/30/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30111003712/01/19993731Detyens Shipyards, Inc.

Employee #1 was on board a hopper barge trying to restore power to the temporary lighting located on the brow. Employee #1, working in the dark, climbed up upon the coaming between the port beam and the port bow. According to one eyewitness, Employee #1 then stood erect and stepped of the coaming, falling approximately 25 feet, 7 inches into the bottom of the empty hold. Employee #1 was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Keywords: beam, barge, fall, hopper

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301110037 Fatality Other Electricians

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