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Accident: 100279.015 - Employee Falls From Ladder And Is Killed

Accident: 100279.015 -- Report ID: 0523400 -- Event Date: 10/25/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1272724.01510/25/2017Staff Electric Co, Inc

At 1:30 p.m. on October 25, 2017, an employee was working from a 10 foot A-frame ladder roughing in non-energized electrical equipment. The employee fell off o f the ladder and struck his head and chest during the fall. According to the me dical examiner (ME), the cause of death was blunt force trauma injuries to the h ead and chest. The ME did note there was an acute heart attack due to cardiovasc ular disease. The employee was killed onsite.

Keywords: cardiac arrest, electrical, fall, heart attack, ladder
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition $20,000,000 and over 5 50 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1272724.015 57 M Fatality Electricians FallDist: 6
Cause: Interior plumbing, ducting, electrical work

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