Stevedore crushed between containers
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) issued the report of its investigation into the stevedore fatality on board a container ship in Port Botany, New South Wales on 28 March 2010.
The individual died when struck by a container during loading operations. A twistlock foundation failed when exposed to gross overstress conditions. While new employees were warned about the dangers of working between a moving container and a fixed object, this was not reinforced in safe work instructions and was routinely ignored on the job
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