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Accident: 201450038 - Employee Crushed By Falling Load

Accident: 201450038 -- Report ID: 0418500 -- Event Date: 08/13/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30110879108/14/19974491Strachan Shipping Co.
Employee #1 was driving a "yard jockey" under the container crane at Berth Number Three of a marine terminal. A container was being discharged onto the "yard jockey" when the spreader bar broke loose from the yoke and the container and spreader bar fell onto the "yard jockey" and trailer. Employee #1 was in the cab of the "yard jockey" that was crushed. Employee #1 was trapped in the cab and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Keywords: longshoring, crushed, containerized cargo, trailer, spreader bar, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301108791 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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