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Accident: 101973.015 - Employee Falls Through Floor Hole And Incurs Multiple Injuri

Accident: 101973.015 -- Report ID: 0524700 -- Event Date: 12/01/2017
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1286228.01501/04/2018Pro Fit Hvac Llc

At 7:00 a.m. on December 1, 2017, Employee #1, employed by a heating and air con ditioning company, was walking in the attic of a commercial building, a multiemp loyer construction project. He stepped through an inadequately covered equipmen t access hole in the attic floor and fell to the concrete surface below, a fall height of 10 feet. Emergency services were called, and Employee #1 was transpor ted to the hospital. He was admitted and treated for multiple injuries, includi ng a fractured skull and concussion, a fractured right wrist, and fractures to t wo fingers.

Keywords: concussion, construction, fall, fall protection, finger, floor hole, fracture, skull, unguarded fl opening, wrist
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building New project or new addition   1 10

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1286228.015 25 M Hospitalized injury Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics FallDist: 10
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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