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Accident: 170218069 - Boatswain Drowns

Accident: 170218069 -- Report ID: 0552652 -- Event Date: 01/07/1994
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
12421011301/14/19947997Crescent Sail Yacht Club
Employee #1 was a boatswain at the Crescent Sail Yacht Club. On January 8, 1994, she was found floating face down in the water under a thin layer of ice at the boathouse. Her point of entry into the water has not been determined. Employee #1 died from what is believed to be an accidental drowning. A standard barrier on the catwalk surrounding the boathouse was found to be inadequate.
Keywords: bosun chair, perimeter guarding, catwalk, drown, unguarded, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 124210113 Fatality Asphyxia Occupation not reported

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