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Longshore worker dies at marine terminal in San Diego

Note: Public information is limited at this time. Our profound condolences to our Union Brother’s family, friends and brothers and sisters on the docks. An Injury to One is an Injury to All.

Excerpts from World Maritime News:

A longshore worker died on January 3 in a forklift accident while working at the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal in San Diego, California.

The worker was an employee of Stevedoring Services-America in San Diego, according to Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

“On January 3, 2018 Cal/OSHA was notified of a fatality incident at 1790 Water Street involving a worker of Stevedoring Services-America in San Diego. It has been reported that a worker was fatally injured while operating a forklift,” OSHA said in a statement to World Maritime News.

OSHA added that it has six months to issue citations for violations of workplace safety and health regulations.

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