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Accident: 94385.015 - Employee Falls From Barge And Drowns

Accident: 94385.015 -- Report ID: 0625700 -- Event Date: 03/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1221762.01503/20/2017Associated Terminals, Llc
At approximately 10:15 a.m. on March 25, 2017, Employee #1 was assisting with co vering a barge when the cover shifted and startled him. He ducked and moved awa y from the cover and stepped or attempted to jump to the barge next to him. He fell approximately 10 feet into the river and the current pulled him under the b arge. Employee #1 re-surfaced approximately 10 minutes later. Employee #1 drow ned.
Keywords: barge, drowning, fall, jump on moving equip
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 1221762.015 24 M Fatality Equipment Operator: Skidsteer/Bobcat

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