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Accident: 595033 - Employee Killed In Fall Into Vessel

Accident: 595033 -- Report ID: 0420100 -- Event Date: 06/14/1996
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10696680706/25/19964492Memphis Marine Services, Inc

Workers, including Employee #1, were installing a cover on a barge. Employee #1 was atop the improperly positioned barge cover attempting to reset it. Despite the crane operator's requests to get off the cover, Employee #1 remained on it. Because the cover was inadequately supported by the sides of the barge, it began to tip into the empty barge. Employee #1 was unable to reach the secure covers that had been previously installed and fell into the barge, striking the metal bottom of the vessel. He was killed.

Keywords: barge, cover, installing, unsecured, work rules, struck against, fall, unstable position

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 106966807 Fatality Fracture Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec

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