Porter dies after getting pinned by a vessel’s ramp in Sta. Fe port on Bantayan Island
CEBU CITY, Philippines -- A porter met an untimely death after slipping off near the tip of the pier and was caught in between the ramp of a docking ship in Sitio Pantalan, Barangay Talisay, Santa
The victim, identified as Joel Rayco, 35, also a resident of Barangay Talisay, was running towards the docking ship with the ramp not fully attached to the cemented port when he slipped and fell near the edge of the port. The ramp, which was being lowered at that time, ended up landing on top of him.
“Ni sugat man gud ni siya kay nagpa dunggo na ang barko dayun gailogay na ni og pasahero,” said Estay.
Estay confessed this was the second incident at the Sta. Fe port that a person was caught in between the ramp.
The Coast Guard of Santa Fe has also started an investigation to find out if there was a lapse in the issuance of safety reminders on the part of the port personnel and vessel’s crew. /elbRead more: Cebu Daily News
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