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Inspection Detail

Inspection: 305228397 - Pam Miller Dba P. M. Lighting, Inc.

Inspection Information - Office: Chicago North

Nr: 305228397Report ID: 0524200Open Date: 05/23/2002

Pam Miller Dba P. M. Lighting, Inc.
2360 E. Devon Ave
Des Plaines, IL 60018
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC: 0781/Landscape Counseling and Planning
Mailing: 725 Applewood Lane, Algonquin, IL 60102

Inspection Type:Accident
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Health Close Conference:05/23/2002
Close Case:07/10/2002

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Accident101261519    

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 201261211Event: 05/23/2002Employee Drowns In Diving Accident; Coworker Injured
At approximately 11:35 a.m. on May 23, 2002, Employees #1 and #2 were diving in a lake to free an electrical cable that was stuck on the lake bottom. When Employee #2 did not see air bubbles from Employee #1, he retrieved Employee #1 from the lake bottom. Employee #1 drowned, with cardiomyopathy a contributing factor. Apparently Employee #1 had not turned on his air tank's regulator. Employee #2 was injured.
Keywords: regulator valve, electric cable, diving, drown, diver
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 305228397 Non Hospitalized injury Other Occupation not reported

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