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Accident: 102529.015 - Employee Falls Through Deck Opening And Lands On Lower Deck,

Accident: 102529.015 -- Report ID: 0316100 -- Event Date: 01/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1290283.01501/25/2018Chesapeake Shipbuilding Corporation
At 12:30 p.m. on January 19, 2018, an employee was welding rail stanchions to the bow of a ship's steel deck. The employee slipped while walking across the deck and fell into a nearby uncovered 12 foot by 12 foot opening in the ship's deck and landed 30 feet down on a lower deck. The employee fractured several ribs, forearm, feet, and skull. The employee was hospitalized.
Keywords: welder, fell asleep, ship, floor opening, welding, decking
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1290283.015 58 M Hospitalized injury Fracture Welders and cutters

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