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Accident: 302314505 - Employee Died After A Fall Off A Ladder

Accident: 302314505 -- Report ID: 0830600 -- Event Date: 01/28/2000
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
30231443001/31/20008733Burns & Roe Services Corp.
On January 15, 2000, Employee #1 collecting brine samples from a 9-ft-tall, 1200-gallon fiberglass tank, fell approximately 6 ft off the ladder he was standing on while collecting a brine sample. Employee #1 hit his head on a concrete floor when he fell. He was hospitalized after the accident and died on January 27, 2000, from the head injuries. Employee #1 was working with brine containing hydrogen sulfide gas (H2S). Concentrations of H2S were measured after the accident and were 1000 ppm.
Keywords: head, hydrogen sulfide, ladder, fall, concussion, concrete
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 302314430 Fatality Concussion Industrial engineering technicians

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