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Accident: 130601.015 - Employee Falls Into Sewer System Pit And Drowns

Accident: 130601.015 -- Report ID: 0213600 -- Event Date: 10/22/2020
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1499007.01510/22/2020Quackenbush Co., Inc.
At 11:00 a.m. on October 22, 2020, Employee #1 was working on a construction pro ject for an existing water/sewage treatment plant. As he moved a diamond plate cover, he lost his balance and fell into the sewage pit, a fall height of 15 fee t. Employee #1 drowned.
Keywords: construction, drown, fall, fall protection, lost balance, manhole cover, sewer, steel plate, water
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Sewer/water treatment plant Alteration or rehabilitation   15 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1499007.015 50 M Fatality Plumbers, Pipefitters, & Steamfitters FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Other Activities-Installing Ornamental And Archite
FatCause:

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