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Accident: 201772928 - Employee Is Killed When Crushed Between Containers

Accident: 201772928 -- Report ID: 0213900 -- Event Date: 10/16/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30932397010/17/20054491Delaware River Stevedores, Inc.
On October 16, 2005, Employee #1 was dislodging a container (measuring 45 ft by 8 ft by 10 ft tall) while standing between it and another container. While pulling on the twist lock with his hand, he signaled for the crane operator to lift. When the crane raised the container to a height of approximately 4 ft, it swung and crushed Employee #1 between the two containers. He was killed.
Keywords: work rules, suspended load, caught between, crushed, struck by, containerized cargo, face, crane, unstable position
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 309323970 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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