Accident Report Detail
Accident Summary Nr: 201261427 - Employee Found Dead In Confined Space
|Inspection Nr||Date Opened||SIC||NAICS||Establishment Name|
|306335621||03/05/2003||4952||221320||Heritage Environmental Services, Llc.|
Abstract: At approximately 11:00 a.m. on March 5, 2003, Employee # 1 was using a shovel to move sludge and waste water towards the vacuum hose in digester tank (Number 1), which is a permit required confined space. At 11:30 a.m. a coworker found Employee #1 floating in 5 ft of water in the sump pump area at the east end of the digester tank. Employee # 1 was retrieved from the tank and was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly after. The cause of death according to the medical examiner was myocardial infarct due to coronary atherosclerosis.
|Employee #||Inspection Nr||Age||Sex||Degree||Nature of Injury||Occupation|
|1||306335621||Fatality||Other||Laborers, except construction|