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Accident: 733592 - Employee Drowns In Reservoir

Accident: 733592 -- Report ID: 0855610 -- Event Date: 06/21/1986
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10211294306/24/19861629K2b Constructors, Inc.
Employee #1 and coworkers were building a work platform made of dirt and held in place by a retaining wall next to the Buffalo Bill Dam. Employee #1 was operating a D Caterpillar when the wall and fill failed, causing him and the Caterpillar to fall into the reservoir. Employee #1 drowned.
Keywords: dam, work rules, equipment operator, construction, unstable soil, drown, retaining wall
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 102112943 Fatality Other Supervisors; brickmasons, stonemasons, tilesetters

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