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Accident: 56112.015 - Employee Falls From Height And Is Killed

Accident: 56112.015 -- Report ID: 1032300 -- Event Date: 12/23/2013
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
953191.01512/24/2013Bureau Of Reclamation Pacific Northwest Region
At 8:45 a.m. on December 23, 2013, an employee was inspecting a concrete pour of a dam. The work was being performed under the walkway above the dam's flood gate. To get a better view of the work, the employee bypassed a hand rail that was in place and side stepped to a sloped area. He slipped on the slope and fell approximately 30 feet to the base of the flood gate inlet and was killed.
Keywords: slip, slope, fall, guardrail, handrail, dam
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 953191.015 62 M Fatality Concussion Civil engineers

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