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Accident: 113116.015 - Employee Falls Through Skylight, Incurs Multiple Pelvic Frac

Accident: 113116.015 -- Report ID: 0626300 -- Event Date: 01/26/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1374875.01501/29/2019Encore Mechanical, Llc

At 2:00 p.m. on January 26, 2019, Employee #1, employed by an HVAC company, was installing air conditioning equipment on the roof of an existing one-story comme rcial building as part of a multi-employer renovation project. As he was moving an air conditioning unit's curb, he fell through a skylight, a fall height of 1 5 feet. Emergency services transported Employee #1 to the hospital, where he wa s admitted for treatment including surgery for four fractures to his pelvis.

Keywords: air conditioner, construction, fall, fall protection, fracture, hvac, installing, material handling, pelvis, rehabilitation, renovation, roof, skylight
Accident Details
End Use Proj Type Proj Cost Stories NonBldgHt Fatality
Commercial building Alteration or rehabilitation   1 14

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation Construction
1 1374875.015 36 M Hospitalized injury Mechanical controls and valve repairers FallDist:
Cause: Installing equipment (HVAC and other)

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