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Occupational Safety and Health Administration OSHA

Inspection Detail

Inspection: 300492618 - Columbus Utilities Of North Carolina

Inspection Information - Office: Ft. Lauderdale

Nr: 300492618Report ID: 0418800Open Date: 05/15/1997

Columbus Utilities Of North Carolina
Angella And Grannell Sts
Key West, FL 33304
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 1623/Water, Sewer, Pipeline, and Communications and Power Line Construction
Mailing: Rr-1 Box 286, Fair Bluff, NC 28439

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Complete Advanced Notice:N
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:10/27/1997
Planning Guide: Safety-Construction Close Case:11/06/1997

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 200670701Event: 04/22/1997Employee Dies Of Burns After Fall Into Manhole
Employee #1 was attempting to drive a pry bar through the epoxy liner of a manhole so that water from the installation process would drain into the invert. He fell through the manhole and landed in approximately 10 in. of hot water at approximately 180 degrees F. Employee #1 suffered burns to his chest, from which he later died.
Keywords: burn, chest, installing, construction, fall, manhole, high temperature, hot water
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 300492618 Fatality Burn/Scald(Heat) Occupation not reported

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