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Accident: 73946.015 - Employee Breaks Neck In Fall Through Hatch

Accident: 73946.015 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 02/19/2015
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1041497.01502/19/2015Steiner Construction Company, Inc.
At 2:30 p.m. on February 19, 2015, an employee was grinding welds beside an open hatch with a drop of 20.25 feet to the deck below. The employee was killed when he fell through the hatch to the deck below, breaking his neck and back in the engine room.
Keywords: shipyard, hatch, neck, grinder, back, fall, floor opening
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1041497.015 37 M Fatality Fracture Welders and cutters

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