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Accident: 202341152 - Two Employees Receive Frost Bite When Stuck In Sludge

Accident: 202341152 -- Report ID: 0352440 -- Event Date: 02/12/2002
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30512540302/11/20025511Jack Winegardner Chevrolet, Inc.
On February 11, 2002, Employee #1 entered a manhole that led into a drainage holding tank, and became stuck in approximately 2 ft of sludge found at the bottom of the tank. Employee #2 entered the manhole in order to dig the first employee out of the sludge. Employee #1 and Employee #2 were both hospitalized for frost bite.
Keywords: stuck, manhole, sludge
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 305125403 Hospitalized injury Freezing/Frost Bite Supervisors; handlers,equip-cleaners,laborers nec
2 305125403 Hospitalized injury Freezing/Frost Bite Laborers, except construction

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