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Accident: 201311602 - Employee Dies After Fall Into Tank

Accident: 201311602 -- Report ID: 0213400 -- Event Date: 09/15/2006
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
31014312809/15/20063731Caddell Dry Dock & Repair Co., Inc.
On September 15, 2006, Employee #1 was found in the bottom of a 31-foot deep tank of a barge with blunt trauma injuries. He was rescued by emergency services and was transported to the hospital, where he died the next day. There were no eyewitnesses to the accident, but based on the extent of the employee's injuries, it is believed that he fell while climbing up the fixed ladder in the tank.
Keywords: barge, fracture, fixed ladder, fall, tank
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 310143128 Fatality Fracture Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters

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