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Accident: 202064283 - Employee Is Killed In Fall From Dredge

Accident: 202064283 -- Report ID: 0420100 -- Event Date: 12/09/2005
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30150674712/10/20051629Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Company

On December 9, 2005, Employee #1 was supervising a maintenance crew that was working on a dredge. The maintenance employees were chipping away ice at various locations where welding was to be performed. At the 9:00 a.m. break, the Captain of the dredge noticed that Employee #1 was missing. The Captain immediately initiated a search, and called 911 for assistance from rescue personnel. The body of Employee #1 was recovered from the water at approximately 3:45 p.m., on the following day. There were no witnesses to the events that led to his disappearance, and death. He was not wearing a personal flotation device.

Keywords: barge, guard, slip, ship, fall, slippery surface, drown, life jacket
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Excavation, landfill Other $1,000,000 to $5,000,000 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 301506747 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Dredging
FatCause: Drown, non-lethal fall

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