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Accident: 111804.015 - Employee Injures Head In Fall From Ladder

Accident: 111804.015 -- Report ID: 0418800 -- Event Date: 12/27/2018
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1365493.01512/12/2018A/C Buddy, Inc

At 11:37 a.m. on December 27, 2018, an employee was preparing to connect a flexi ble air conditioning duct to previously installed cans (vent outlets) on an elev en foot ceiling while working from an 8 foot A-frame ladder. The employee fell from the ladder and struck his head on the concrete floor. The employee was hos pitalized with a severe head injury and needed surgery.

Keywords: concrete slab, fall, head, stepladder, struck against
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Other building New project or new addition   1 11 X

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1365493.015 52 M Fatality Heating, air conditioning, and refrig. mechanics FallDist: 7
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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