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Accident: 14327829 - Longshoreman Killed In Fall From Pier To Water

Accident: 14327829 -- Report ID: 0316100 -- Event Date: 08/14/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
78801808/17/19874491Ito Corporation Of Baltimore
Employee #1 was working as a pierman. He was hooking nylon straps to a 40-ft adjustable spreader used to hoist drafts lumber onto a ship. The cargo had been brought to the ship on a mafi trailer. As Employee #1 was stepping down from the mafi, he stumbled, took several steps, and fell into the water between the ship and the pier. He was killed.
Keywords: longshoring, pier, work rules, trip rod, ship, fall, trailer, lost balance, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 788018 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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