A longshoreman was fatally injured on the job in the Port of Long Beach after a container aboard a ship fell and crushed him. According to a CBS news report, the incident occurred the night of January 19, 2012 at Pier J. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials say the crane operator dropped the container on his boss. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is handling the investigation.
I offer my deepest condolences to the family members and friends of the deceased victim. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.