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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 315723486 - Shippers Stevedoring Company

Inspection Information - Office: Houston South

Nr: 315723486Report ID: 0626700Open Date: 12/07/2011

Shippers Stevedoring Company
1515 Barbours Cut
Morgans Point, TX 77571
Union Status: Union
SIC: 4491/Marine Cargo Handling
NAICS: 488320/Marine Cargo Handling
Mailing: 11811 East Freeway Suite 660, Houston, TX 77029

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:12/07/2011
Planning Guide: Safety-Maritime Close Case:02/05/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201925583Event: 12/06/2011Employee Is Struck And Killed By Gantry Crane
On December 6, 2011, Employee #1, of Shippers Stevedoring Company, was walking across a container pad located in terminal C-4 Row B of the Fentress Bracewell Barbours Cut container terminal. A witness said that the crane was traveling east bound and Employee #1 was walking west bound. The crane changed directions and headed back in the direction of Employee #1. The witness started honking his horn trying to get the attention of Employee #1, but to no avail. The crane struck Employee #1, and he was pulled underneath the crane, killing him by severing his body in half. The witness had left his truck to find a supervisor with a radio, so that they could get the crane to stop. Emergency services were contacted.
Keywords: amputated, gantry crane, struck by, run over, mech malfunction, crane
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 315723486 Fatality Amputation Occupation not reported

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