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Accident: 14411359 - Employee Drowns After Falling Into Cooling Tower

Accident: 14411359 -- Report ID: 0626700 -- Event Date: 07/13/1998
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12362045207/15/19981799Brand Scaffold Builders, Inc.
Employee #1 was dismantling scaffolding in a delayed coker unit when he fell 40 ft within the Cell #2 cooling tower. He landed in 7 ft of water at the base, and drowned.
Keywords: dismantling, cooling tower, construction, fall, drown, scaffolding, water
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Refinery Other Under $50,000 40 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 123620452 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Demolition
FatCause: Fall from/with scaffold

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