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Accident: 514984 - Employee Killed In Fall To Lower Hold Of Ship

Accident: 514984 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 11/30/1990
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11041811812/06/19904491Riverplex International
At approximately 5:45 p.m. on November 30, 1990, Employee #1, age 24, was working in the lower hold, tween ship, of a Korean marine vessel (Trust-38), stacking and moving rice bags. He was either hooked by, or he grabbed, a sling hook of a sling attached to a bucket of a Peco 9-ton overhead gantry crane. When the crane operator stopped the crane, Employee #1 fell approximately 55 to 60 feet to the plywood floor of the lower hold of the ship. He was killed.
Keywords: longshoring, gantry crane, overhead crane, ship, fall, sling
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 110418118 Fatality Fracture Occupation not reported

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