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Accident: 201780772 - Employee Is Killed When Struck By Crane'S Spreader Bar

Accident: 201780772 -- Report ID: 0935000 -- Event Date: 01/31/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11794748101/31/20054491Marine Terminals Corporation
At approximately 9:00 a.m. on January 31, 2005, Employee #1, the hatch boss, was in the hull of a marine vessel to release containers to be moved out of the vessel when he was struck in the head by the spreader bar of a 12-ton container crane. He suffered severe head injuries and was killed. Further investigation revealed that the crane operator could not see the employee. In addition, the employee was not wearing a hard hat.
Keywords: fracture, head, hard hat, shipyard, obstructed view, crane lifting beam, ship, struck by, crane
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 117947481 Fatality Fracture Supervisors, material moving equipment operators

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