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Accident: 201390952 - Employee Drowns

Accident: 201390952 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 02/18/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30775264202/19/20051481B & Z Co Inc

On February 18, 2005, Employee #1 was digging exploratory holes to test soil, using an excavation machine. While driving the excavator along the edge of the pond, the ground broke, causing the excavator to tip over into the mud and water, trapping him in the cab. He drowned.

Keywords: excavation, lung, roll-over, respiratory tract, excavator, drown, work surface

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 307752642 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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