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Accident: 200910438 - Employee Is Killed When Run Over During Barge Loading

Accident: 200910438 -- Report ID: 0215300 -- Event Date: 06/01/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30619042206/02/20064491International Shipping Agency, Inc.
On June 1, 2006, Employee #1 and a coworker were loading empty intermodal containers in lane #10 of the third level of a barge. Employee #1 was placing the necessary hardware to secure the intermodal containers to the barge and the coworker was moving the empty containers with a "brute" to their assigned location in accordance with the cargo plan. While the coworker was backing a 48-ft container (Number 48823) into position, Employee #1 was struck. When the coworker did not observe Employee #1, he moved the brute forward, dragging Employee #1 a distance of 30 to 35 ft. He was killed.
Keywords: loading, barge, fracture, ship, containerized cargo, communication, backing up, inattention
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 306190422 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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