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Accident: 200450153 - Employee Fell Into Water And Drowned

Accident: 200450153 -- Report ID: 0418600 -- Event Date: 01/15/1997
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30032711101/16/19974491Alabama Farmers Cooperative, Inc.

Employee #1 was unhooking spreader cables from a barge cover when he fell into the water. Employee #1 was not wearing a personal floatation device, and no life ring was available. He swam about 24 meters (80 feet) and drowned.

Keywords: longshoring, barge, guardrail, ppe, fall, drown, life jacket

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 300327111 Fatality Other Stevedores

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