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Accident: 14237085 - Struck By Falling Spreader Bar

Accident: 14237085 -- Report ID: 0626600 -- Event Date: 08/07/1984
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
73180208/08/19844491Shippers Stevedoring Co
Longshoremen were discharging steel on the vessel Nin. A spreader bar was attached to the crane hooks. There were no measures taken to see that it was properly secured. As the spreader bar was being lowered into hatch #2, it came in contact with a guy on the ship's gear. It consequently disengaged and fell, striking Employee #1.
Keywords: longshoring, crane hook, guy, ship, struck by, falling object, spreader bar
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 731802 Fatality Concussion Occupation not reported

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