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Accident: 201580743 - Employee Struck And Killed By Falling Tank

Accident: 201580743 -- Report ID: 1032300 -- Event Date: 06/07/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30118846206/07/20000912American Seafoods Company
Employee #1, a deckhand supervisor, was loading a Surimi tank from a barge onto a vessel . As the rigging passed over him, the tank for some reason rolled out of the rigging, fell on Employee #1, struck him in the head, and killed him. The tank was not rigged properly and the hoisting area was set up so that the load passed over Employee #1.
Keywords: loading, barge, head, ship, struck by, falling object
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 301188462 Fatality Concussion Stevedores

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