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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED
Inspection: 1224047.015 - Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission

Inspection Information - Office: Portland

Nr: 1224047.015Report ID: 1032700Open Date: 04/11/2017

Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission
Columbia River- Near Nav Buoy #83
Corbett, OR 97019
Union Status: NonUnion
NAICS: 921150/American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Governments
Mailing: 700 Ne Multnomah St., Ste 1200, Portland, OR 97232

Inspection Type:Fat/Cat
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:04/11/2017
Close Case:10/06/2017

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 94640.015Event: 04/07/2017One Employee Drowned And One Injured When Boat Capsizes
At approximately 10:00 a.m. on April 7, 2017, employees tasked to sea lion counts (enumeration run) had just completed the task and were returning to their original boat launch site. A 26-feet tuff boat capsized as a wave came over the bow swamping the boat causing it to roll and sink with all four occupants located in the cabin. All members were able to escape the cabin and emerge. However, Employee #1 drowned and Employee #2 was hospitalized. Life jackets (PFD's) were worn by all crew members.
Keywords: overturn, drown, boat
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1224047.015 Fatality Other Technicians, n.e.c.

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