Stork USA: Lessons Learned - Near Miss

On 6-12-2012 workers were performing UHP blasting duties on the inside of a ballast tank of an offshore platform. The work was being performed on the third level of the tank, which was about 20 feet above the bottom deck of the tank. As one worker was blasting, he accidentally stepped over a ledge (about 6 inches tall) behind him and fell backwards towards the level below.

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