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Accident: 200901346 - Employee Drowns In Fall From Crawl Space

Accident: 200901346 -- Report ID: 0418400 -- Event Date: 10/17/2003
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30377521710/20/20039511Us Army Corps Of Engineers
On October 17, 2003, Employee #1, a lock and dam operator, was painting in a crawl space under a walkway that is situated above the downstream lock gate of the facility. During the work activity, Employee #1 fell 10 to 15 feet into the water, and drowned.
Keywords: dam, lung, asphyxiated, walk platform, paint, fall, fall protection, drown, crawl space, water
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 303775217 Fatality Asphyxia Miscellaneous plant and system operators

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