Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 200550846 - Employee Dies Of Asphyxia In Bottom Of Barge
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|303076160||07/21/1999||3731||0||T. T. Barge Cleaning, Mile 183 Inc.|
Abstract: Employee #1, of T.T. Barge Cleaning, Donaldsville, LA, was on a crew of four cleaning the vapor header of a barge. Employee #1 was instructed to get his mask in preparation for entering the #1 compartment for some minor cleaning, but was told not to enter the tank until the oxygen and LEL readings were complete. Employee #1 entered the compartment before the area was tested and was found at the bottom of the tank with a weak pulse and no respiration. He was administered CPR and was transported to a local hospital, where he later died. Employee #1 had approximately 2 years of barge cleaning experience.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||303076160||Fatality||Asphyxia||Occupation not reported|