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Accident: 100652.015 - Employee Falls Into A Casting Pit And Is Killed

Accident: 100652.015 -- Report ID: 0950411 -- Event Date: 11/08/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1276496.01511/08/2017Sapa Extrusions North America, Llc
At 5:45 a.m. on November 8, 2017, an employee was placing a "fall protection" plate over the casting logs for log removal. The employee was having difficulty placing the plate over the logs and fell into the casting pit. The employee fell approximately 21 feet into a pit with heated water and was killed.
Keywords: pit, fall, log
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1276496.015 55 M Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat)

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