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Accident: 109105.015 - Employee Sustains Multiple Injuries In Fall Through Ceiling

Accident: 109105.015 -- Report ID: 0355111 -- Event Date: 07/19/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1331532.01507/19/2018Hanover Air Systems

At 8:16 a.m. on July 19, 2018, Employee #1 was climbing into an attic crawl spac e on a partial catwalk to set up demolition operations. The employee was not wea ring fall protection. He was straddling the roof trusses to reach the catwalk an d fell through the drywall ceiling. Employee #1 fell approximately 16 feet to th e concrete floor below, sustaining multiple injuries. He was hospitalized for tw o or more days.

Keywords: catwalk, ceiling, concrete slab, fall, fall protection, ppe, roof, truss
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   2 16

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1331532.015 29 M Hospitalized injury Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics FallDist:
Cause: Demolition

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