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Accident: 125488.015 - Painter Falls While Climbing Into Ship'S Chain Locker And Is

Accident: 125488.015 -- Report ID: 0214200 -- Event Date: 04/19/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1472745.01504/19/20205 Season Lsb, Corp.
This investigation resulted in two inspections. 1472745 was for a firm that enga ged in ship building and repairing. Possibly it provided contract labor. 1473042 was also for a firm that engaged in ship building and repairing. The narrative did not make clear whether one was a primary employer and the other a secondary employer. At 9:15 a.m. on April 19, 2020, an employee was working at a shipyard. He was climbing down half-circle ladder steps set into a bulkhead (wall) to des cend into the chain locker in the bow of a ship. He yelled that he could not hol d on. He fell approximately 10 meters (33 feet) to the bottom of the chain locke r. He suffered multiple trauma. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The ladder rung system with the half-circle holes in the bulkhead wall was a dangerous poin t of access to the confined space. No fall protection was being used.
Keywords: blunt force trauma, confined space, emergency response, fall, fall protection, ladder, ppe, ship, shipyard, training, walking surface, wall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1472745.015 25 M Fatality Painting and paint spraying machine operators

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