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Accident: 804500 - One Employee Dies, Two Injured While Working In Manhole

Accident: 804500 -- Report ID: 0257210 -- Event Date: 09/01/1992
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
11945974109/09/19921711Insituform De Puerto Rico Inc
EMPLOYEE #1 WAS REPAIRING A PIPELINE SYSTEM WHEN HE ENTERED A MANHOLE WITHOUT PROPER PPE. EMPLOYEE #2 TRIED TO RESCUE EMPLOYEE #1. EMPLOYEE #3 ATTEMPTED TO RESCUE BOTH EMPLOYEES. EMPLOYEE #1 DIED AND EMPLOYEES #2 AND #3 WERE HOSPITALIZED.
Keywords: confined space, ppe, work rules, construction, toxic fumes, manhole, overexposure
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 119459741 Hospitalized injury Other Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters
2 119459741 Hospitalized injury Other Plumbers, pipefitters and steamfitters
3 119459741 Fatality Other Supervisors; plumbers, pipefitters & steamfitters

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