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Accident: 119026.015 - Employee Falls To Lower Level And Sustains Numerous Injuries

Accident: 119026.015 -- Report ID: 0418100 -- Event Date: 07/28/2019
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
1424078.01508/15/2019Southern Orchards Management

At 3:06 p.m. on July 28, 2019, Employee #1 went to the area above the ceiling wh ere there was a leak. A condensation hose had been placed in a manner that it w as flowing back into the condensation pan beneath an HVAC unit. The floor with b oards (a walking surface) did not extend out into the area where the HVAC unit w as located, so when Employee #1 ventured out onto the suspended ceiling, he fell through to the lower level. Employee #1 was hospitalized to treat a concussion, injured back, broken vertebrae, and broken ribs.

Keywords: back, broken bone, concussion, fall, fall from elevation, fracture, hvac, rib, vertebra, walk platform

Employee Details
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature
1 1424078.015 49 M Hospitalized injury

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