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Accident: 171038920 - Two Employees Drown In Drainage Pond

Accident: 171038920 -- Report ID: 1055350 -- Event Date: 11/16/1999
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30310671011/16/19990111B & G Farms Inc
At approximately 2:00 p.m. on November 16, 1999, Employees #1 and #2 were working near a 100 ft long by 65 ft wide by 8 ft deep drainage pond that had been dug for a well drilling operation. The two employees apparently fell in and drowned. There were no barriers around the pond to keep workers from falling in. The pond was in a remote location and there were no witnesses to the accident.
Keywords: asphyxiated, guardrail, agriculture, barrier guard, drown, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303106710 Fatality Other Occupation not reported
2 303106710 Fatality Other Occupation not reported

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