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Accident: 201125416 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Ship

Accident: 201125416 -- Report ID: 0950613 -- Event Date: 01/26/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30084227501/26/20054491Metropolitan Stevedore Co.
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on January 26, 2005, Employee #1 was starting to walk down the pier's gangway. The moveable section's pivot point adjusting pins broke. The break caused the movable section to collapse immediately and sent Employee #1 falling approximately 25 ft and landing on the ship's steel deck. Employee #1 died from serious bodily injuries caused by this fall.
Keywords: longshoring, pier, equipment failure, walking surface, fall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300842275 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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