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Accident: 200781342 - Employee Killed In Fall Into Pit Of Hot Water And Chemicals

Accident: 200781342 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 07/12/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30056164408/04/20001771B & C Concrete
Employee #1 was carrying a piece of concrete form past a 10 ft deep pit that contained water at 136 degrees F and with a pH of 10.5. He stumbled, tripped, and fell into the pit, sustaining chemical and thermal burns from contact with the hot chemical mixture. Employee #1 was killed. The form he was carrying had been used by coworkers as a cover for the pit.
Keywords: burn, cover, work rules, tripped, pit, chemical burn, fall, unguarded, chemical, hot water
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Manufacturing plant New project or new addition $50,000 to $250,000 1 20 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 300561644 Fatality Burn(Chemical) Occupation not reported FallDist:
Cause: Exterior masonry
FatCause: Fall, other

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