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Accident: 200540946 - Employee Falls From Barge And Drowns

Accident: 200540946 -- Report ID: 0317500 -- Event Date: 08/29/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30676885408/29/20031771L & M Lignos Enterprise
At approximately 12:10 p.m. on August 29, 2003, an employee working on a pier barge was boarding a motorboat to get back to shore. The employee either fell off of the barge or fell out of the boat. The employee was not wearing a life vest. He fell into the river and was drowned.
Keywords: barge, pier, fall, drown, boat
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge Alteration or rehabilitation $5,000,000 to $20,000,000 100 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 306768854 Fatality Other Occupation not reported FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Forming for piers or pylons
FatCause: Drown, non-lethal fall

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