Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 79191.015 - Employee Is Killed In Fall On Barge
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Abstract: At 10:45 a.m. on August 27, 2015, Employee #1, a dock laborer, was closing secti ons of a rolling cover on an empty dry bulk cargo barge. The employee attached a cable to the cover at the edge of section one, to be pulled closed with an exc avator. Employee #1 positioned himself at the opposite end of section two and c rouched down. While the excavator operator pulled on the cover, the operator cau ght a glimpse of the employee standing up out of the corner of his eye. As sec tions one and two of the rolling cover came together, the forward movement cause d a jolt from steel on steel and Employee #1 became airborne, fell backwards an d was found lying on the inside floor of the barge, face down, 18 feet below the cover. Employee #1 sustained fractures of the head and torso, and was killed.
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|1||1088611.015||24||M||Fatality||Laborers, except construction|