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Accident: 200830586 - Employee Killed When Engulfed By Cement Additive

Accident: 200830586 -- Report ID: 0215600 -- Event Date: 12/07/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30353361612/09/20024491Dann Ocean Towing, Inc.
On December 7, 2002, two employees were off loading cement additive from a tug boat to an unmanned barge. Fifty minutes into the operation, the additive was pumping slower than normal. Employee #1, the barge Captain, had climbed 15 to 20 feet down into the cargo box area of the barge to clear the feed gate when he was engulfed by the cement additive and asphyxiated.
Keywords: barge, asphyxiated, cement powder, off loading
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303533616 Fatality Asphyxia Traffic, shipping and receiving clerks

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