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Accident: 202053609 - Employee Killed When Struck By Anchor Cable

Accident: 202053609 -- Report ID: 1032100 -- Event Date: 10/17/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30149894510/20/20024959Cook Inlet Spill Prevention & Response, Inc.

On October 17, 2002, Employee #1 was setting anchors that weigh approximately 10,000 pounds with wire rope winches located on the bow and stern of an oil spill response barge. The 2-in.-diameter wire rope pulled away from the stern winch drum, striking Employee #1 in the head, and killing him.

Keywords: anchor, barge, head, wire rope, drum, struck by, winch

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301498945 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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