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Accident: 84055.015 - Employee Drowns In Fall From Bridge.

Accident: 84055.015 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 03/28/2016
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1136265.01503/30/2016300 Industrial, Llc
At approximately 5:00 p.m. on March 28, 2016, an employee was installing containment tarps to the side of the bridge. The employee was handing down containment tarps to coworkers standing below the bridge on temporary cables and netting. The employee fell off the top of the bridge, falling approximately 25 ft. to 30 ft. into the water. The employee only had a Hi-Vis vest on and other personal protective equipment. The employee drowned.
Keywords: bridge, drown, flagger, fall
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Bridge Maintenance or repair   30 X
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1136265.015 28 M Fatality Other Construction laborers FallDist:
FallHt:
Cause: Exterior painting
FatCause: Other

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